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by David Homer Bates

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Published by Century Co. .
Written in English


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Lincoln in the Telegraph Office: Recollections of the United States Military Telegraph Corps .. by David Homer Bates Download PDF EPUB FB2

As the Civil War raged, President Abraham Lincoln spent many hours in the War Department's telegraph office, where he received all his telegrams. Morning, noon, and night Lincoln would visit the small office to receive the latest news from the armies at the front/5(8).

Excerpt from Lincoln in the Telegraph Office: Recollections of the United, States Military Telegraph, Corps During the Civil War The kindly, earnest, brave, foreseeing man, Sagacious, patient, dreading praise, not blame New birth Of our new soil, the first American/5(8). Lincoln in the Telegraph Office: Recollections of the United States Military Telegraph Corps During the Civil War Hardcover – August 8, /5(8).

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Military Telegraph Corps, United States -- History Civil War, Pages: Lincoln in the telegraph office; recollections of the United States Military Telegraph Corps during the Civil War, Contributor Names Bates, David Homer, Lincoln in the Telegraph Office: Recollections of the United States Military Telegraph Corps During the Civil War Bison books: Author: David Homer Bates: Edition: illustrated, reprint: Publisher: University of Nebraska Lincoln, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: ISBN: X, Length: 4/5(2).

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LINCOLN IN THE TELEGRAPH OFFICE. Recollections of the United States Military Telegraph Corps During the Civil War, By David Homer Bates, Manager of the War Department Telegraph Office. Given the amount of time that Abraham Lincoln spent in the telegraph office of the War Department next door to the White House, it is unfortunate that there are no photos of him there.

But we have this fascinating account of his time there. During times of crisis, tension, and victory, Lincoln spent hours and hours in the company of his "boys" in that are many Lincoln 4/5(2). The Paperback of the Lincoln in the Telegraph Office: Recollections of the United States Military Telegraph Corps during the Civil War by David Homer Bates.

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Free shipping for many products. Lincoln spent a great deal of time in the War Department telegraph office and this memoir is written by one of the "boys" who interacted with the 12th president on a daily basis. It's too bad this book has been forgotten and overlooked for decades/5.

united states military telegraph (usmt): The Civil War of required a new communication system for use by the government and the armed forces. President Lincoln was already very much aware of the value of the telegraph, and would order that it be set up quickly.

David Homer Bates, one of the first military telegraphers, recollects those presidential visits during times of crisis. Lincoln in the Telegraph Office, originally published inshows history in the making and personalities at their most unguarded: Lincoln, Secretary of War Edwin Stanton, Andrew Carnegie, General George McClellan, and many others.

Get this from a library. Lincoln in the telegraph office; recollections of the United States Military Telegraph Corps during the Civil War. [David Homer Bates; Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana (Library of Congress)].

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[David Homer Bates; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)]. The U.S. Military Telegraph Corps was formed in following the outbreak of the American Civil Strouse, Samuel M. Brown, Richard O'Brian and David H.

Bates, all from the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, were sent to Washington, D.C. to serve in the newly created office.

In October of that year, Anson Stager was appointed department head. Line Constructed: 15, miles. Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Lincoln in the Telegraph Office; Recollections of the United States Military Telegraph Corps During the Civil War at.

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[David Homer Bates].Lincoln in the Telegraph Office: Recollections of the United States Military Telegraph Corps During Civil War by Bates, David Homer; Rawley, James A. [Introduction] and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at By contrast the Confederacy failed to make effective use of the South’s much smaller telegraph network for several reasons.

The United States Military Telegraph Service (USMT) handled some million messages during the war and bu miles of line. In contrast the South used the telegraph in only the most limited fashion.