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Lincoln @ Gettysburg
Lincoln @ Gettysburg

Lincoln @ Gettysburg

Explore how Lincoln used the telegraph to turned the tide of the Civil War.

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Learn how Lincoln exerted control through the telegraph and its effect on the Gettysburg Address.

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The First Situation Room

In 1863, Abraham Lincoln proved himself a master of a new frontier — not on the battlefields of the Civil War, but in his high-tech command center: the War Department Telegraph Office. The internet of the 19th century, the telegraph gave Lincoln new powers to reshape leadership and wield personal control across distant battlefields.

Fascinating. Entertaining.


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