Lincoln @ Gettysburg

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


About Lincoln @ Gettysburg

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.