Telegrams Invented by Samuel Morse in 1837 in Morristwon , New Jersey -Lincoln made it popular
Telegrams were used alot by alot of people during the war 1861-1865 (mostly used)
What ? When ?
Why ? How ?
Telegrams helped people communicate with each other -people would get paper, write in it then give it to someone so the person can deliver it
"Here you go"
Helped or Hurt us?
Telegrams Telegrams helped us communicate with people around the US
How were Telegrams sent ?
" Telegrams were sent by a telegraph machine. They were a fast way to send important news for people without telephones. A telegraph operator tapped the message out in code using a machine called a Morse key. ... When a telegram was ready, it was placed in an envelope, addressed and handed to a uniformed delivery boy. "