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U.S. Military Telegraph Corps (Civil War)

U.S. Military Telegraph Corps (Civil War)

hearings before the United States House Committee on Military Affairs, Sixty-Sixth Congress, second session, on Jan. 13, 1920

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Military Telegraph Corps -- Officials and employees -- Pensions

  • About the Edition

    Considers (66) H.R. 5815

    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination14 p
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18100769M

    Get this from a library! Regulations for United States military telegraph lines, Alaskan cables, and telegraph stations: U.S. Signal Corps: corrected to Aug , changes nos. 9 and [United States. Army. Signal Corps.]. U.S. Marine Corps - Military Biography. 1 - 20 of results. Grid View Grid. List View List. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book! Quickview. Call Sign Chaos: Learning to by Jim Mattis. Hardcover $ $ Current price is $ Publish your book with B&N.

    The work of the U. S. Military Telegraph Corps. [Trade Journal] Publication: The Electrical Engineer. New York, NY, United States vol. 12, no. , p. , col. Setting aside the military skill of the commanders of our armies and the bravery of the men who composed them, a close observer of the events of the war can only come to. David Homer Bates, one of the first military telegraphers, recollects those presidential visits during times of crisis. Lincoln in the Telegraph Office, originally published in , shows history in the making and personalities at their most unguarded: Lincoln, Secretary of War Edwin Stanton, Andrew Carnegie, General George McClellan, and many others.

    However, as the pension situation makes clear, the U.S. Military Telegraph service was an irregular corps, that is to say it was a civilian organization responsible to the civilian military leaders in the Cabinet, the Secretary and Undersecretary of War, and technically the U.S.M.T. was a civilian bureau of the Quartermaster's Department. The mission of the Office of History is to collect, document, interpret, disseminate, and preserve the history and heritage of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. We are a staff of six and a separate office of the Headquarters located at the Humphreys Engineer Center on Telegraph Road in Alexandria, Virginia.


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