THE MILITARY TELEGRAPH DURING THE CIVIL WAR IN THE UNITED STATES, William R. Plum.

THE MILITARY TELEGRAPH DURING THE CIVIL WAR IN THE UNITED STATES,

with an exposition of ancient and modern means of communication, and of the Federal and Confederate cipher systems; also a Running Account of the War between the States. In two volumes. Volume 1: Pp. [ii]+xii+378(last blank, paginated 9-378), frontispiece, tissue guard, 4 plates (maps, 3 full page), text illustrations, appendix; Volume 2: Pp. viii+390 (paginated 9-390), frontispiece, tissue guard, text illustrations, 3 full page maps, appendix, Roll of US Military Telegraph Operators, index; brown cloth, lettered and ruled in gilt & blind; upper hinge starting in Volume 1 and cracked in Volume II, leaves browned with occasional creasing to some upper fore-corners, some occasional light foxing and offsetting, Jansen, McClurg & Co, Chicago, 1882. First edition. *The definitive work on the history of communication and military telegraph during the American Civil War. Item #127620

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