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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). Bates, D. H. & Alfred Whital Stern Collection Of Lincolniana. () Lincoln in the telegraph office; recollections of the United States Military Telegraph Corps during the Civil War. New York, Century Co. [Web.] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, Bates, David Homer, and Alfred Whital Stern Collection Of Lincolniana. [The Editors express their grateful acknowledgment to David Homer Bates, of the United States Military-Telegraph Corps, manager of the War Department Telegraph Office and cipher-operator, , and author of "Lincoln in the Telegraph Office," etc., for valued personal assistance in the preparation of the photographic descriptions, and for. Despite its name, the Military Telegraph employed civilian operators, and its supervisory personnel received military commissions in the Quartermaster Department so that they could disburse funds and property. Anson Stager, an official of the Western Union Telegraph Company, became its general manager. After President Lincoln took control of.
According to Stager's annual report for , the Military Telegraph constructed a total of 15, miles of field, land, and submarine lines. 69 Despite the abandonment of the Beardslee, the Signal Corps deserves credit for developing the first portable, rugged, electrical communication system designed for the battlefield. The machines used in. the military-telegraph service Telegraph battery-wagon near Petersburg, June The exigencies and experiences of the Civil War demonstrated, among other theorems, the vast utility and indispensable importance of the electric telegraph both as an administrative agent and as a tactical factor in military . Portugal created a Military Telegraph Corps in , having a field telegraph company since ;; The German Empire and France had no telegraph troops in peacetime until the late 19th century.; England had, in peacetime, one telegraph battalion of two divisions, of which one was permanently equipped and ready for war, whilst the other was allocated to the national civil telegraph administration. Genre/Form: Sermons: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wilson, William Bender, Glimpse of the United States military telegraph corps.
Bates begins with an introduction to the role of telegraphs, the organization of the military telegraph. This is a wonderful book. David Homer Bates was one of the primary telegraph operators in the War Department, an office that Abraham Lincoln visited often during the war/5(4). Lincoln in the Telegraph Office: Recollections of the United States Military Telegraph Corps During the Civil War (New York: The Century Co., ), by David Homer Bates. multiple formats at ; page images at HathiTrust; Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms. Filed under: Communications, Military -- Handbooks. Lincoln in the telegraph office: recollections of the United States Military Telegraph Corps during the Civil War. by. Bates, David Homer, b. Publication date. 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)].