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To Wire the World: Perry M. Collins and the North Pacific Telegraph Expedition

John B. Dwyer
Format
Book
Published
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001.
Language
English
ISBN
0275967557 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • 1. Birth of a Vision 1
  • 2. United States Military Telegraph Corps 15
  • 3. Western Union's Telegraphy Army 23
  • 4. Western Union's Navy 35
  • 5. Adventures in British Columbia 43
  • 6. Across the North Pacific 63
  • 7. Up the Yukon in Russian America 89
  • 8. Ordeal in Siberia 123
  • 9. Unfinished Epic 157.
Description
xiv, 183 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [173]-176) and index.
Technical Details
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