U.S. Military Telegraph Corps Fact Box
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U.S. Military Telegraph battery wagon, Army of the Potomac headquarters, Petersburg, Va., June 1864.

 

Facts About U.S. Military Telegraph Corps
Years of Existence: 18611866
Number of Employees: Over 1500
Line Constructed: 15,389 miles
Total Expenditure: $3,219,400