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Lincoln in the telegraph office : recollections of the United States Military Telegraph Corps during the Civil War

Author: David Homer Bates
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Lincoln, ©1995.
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Bates, David Homer, b. 1843.
Lincoln in the telegraph office.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Lincoln, c1995
(DLC) 95010908
(OCoLC)32429649
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Homer Bates
ISBN: 0585300585 9780585300580
OCLC Number: 45732220
Notes: Originally published: New York : Century Co., 1907.
"Bison books"--Prelim. p.
Includes index.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 432 p.) : ill.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: II Organization of the Military Telegraph Corps 14 --
III The War Department Telegraph Office 38 --
IV Cipher-Codes and Messages 49 --
V Confederate Cipher-Codes and Intercepted Despatches 68 --
VI In the First Months of the War 86 --
VII McClellan's Disagreements with the Administration 101 --
VIII Lincoln in Touch with Army Movements 113 --
IX Eckert, Chief of the War Department Telegraph Staff 124 --
X The First Draft of the Emancipation Proclamation 138 --
XI The Gettysburg and Vicksburg Year 154 --
XII Lincoln's Tender Treatment of Rosecrans 158 --
XIII A Remarkable Feat in Railroad Transportation 172 --
XIV Lincoln in Every-Day Humor 183 --
XV Lincoln's Love for His Children 208 --
XVI A Bogus Proclamation 228 --
XVII Grant's Wilderness Campaign 244 --
XVIII Lincoln Under Fire at Fort Stevens 250 --
XIX Cables and Signals 257 --
XX Lincoln's Forebodings of Defeat at the Polls 267 --
XXI Conspirators in Canada 287 --
XXII The Attempt to Burn New York 299 --
XXIII Grant's Orders for the Removal of Thomas 310 --
XXIV The Abortive Peace Conference at Hampton Roads 322 --
XXV Lincoln's Last Days 343 --
XXVI The Assassination 364 --
XXVII Payne, the Assassin 377 --
XXVIII Lincoln's Manner Contrasted with Stanton's 389.
Responsibility: by David Homer Bates ; introduction to the Bison books edition by James A. Rawley.

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