U.S. Civil War

Travel times during mid 1800s.

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Here are a few data points from the Civil War era for travel times and logistics as mentioned in William Tecumseh Sherman: In the Service of My Country: A Life by James Lee McDonough. Previous post mentioned some data points for compensation of senior army generals and housing costs. Travel times In 1836, when Sherman started […]

Roman Empire

Travel time and cost in the Roman Empire

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Stanford has an awesome site that shows time and cost to travel in the Roman Empire. You can find it at ORBIS – The Stanford Geosptial Network Model of the Roman World If you’ve read my blogs for a while, you know I am a member of the Protestant tradition of the Christian faith community.  As […]