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Men of ledgers

White HouseAbraham LincolnAmerican Civil War (1861-1865)
Lincoln, eager to get news and responses to his orders as soon as possible ¿ and also inclined to hide out from patronage-seekers who wanted to see him at the White House ¿ spent many hours in the telegraph office at the nearby War Department. According to the Huntington, Lincoln wrote an... AP Photo / Alexander Gardner
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