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FROM-- SET SIX, CIVIL WAR STUDIES

FINDING THE LOST GETTYSBURG ADDRESS TREASURE

Topic Forty-seven: The Battle of Gettysburg and the Gettysburg Address

 

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Question #7
How did the telegraph operators send messages across the miles of wires without Confederate spies listening to them?   What was the telegraph system of the U.S. called?   What later railroad tycoon (millionaire) was instrumental in organizing the U.S. telegraph system for the Union military?


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