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Telegraph Battery Wagon
Military Telegraph Battery Wagon
U.S. Military Telegraph Battery Wagon, 1864
Notice the bent metal rods between the wagon’s wheels. They are rail twisters, used for sabotaging railroads.
Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the siege of Petersburg, June 1864-April 1865.
Photo, David Knox - War Department - Army of the Potomac Headquarters
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
Washington, D.C. USA
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