Lincoln in the Telegraph Office. Recollections of the United States Military Telegraph Corps During the Civil War.

The author served as a cipher-operator and was the Manager of the War Department Telegraph Office, 1861–1866


The author, who formerly had worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad, served as a cipher-operator and was the Manager of the War Department Telegraph Office, 1861–1866. Two chapters on Union and Confederate cipher codes.


Description: Lincoln in the Telegraph Office. Recollections of the United States Military Telegraph Corps During the Civil War.

New York: The Century Co., 1907. Frontis., viii, 432pp. + [22] plate leaves. First Edition. 8vo. Publisher’s red cloth with gilt titling; no dust jacket. Illustrations include facsimiles. Binding with brief shelf wear; spine darkened and with dulled gilt; lower hinge just starting; a good, solid copy.

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