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The Daily Dispatch: August 25, 1863., [Electronic resource] 10 0 Browse Search
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1 4 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: August 25, 1863., [Electronic resource], A Telegraphic report of Morgan's raid — Mystifying the Northern operators. (search)
ut six miles of the place, and went ahead — taking with me 15 men. I found the operator, one Frank Crawford, at his boarding-house. (Provisions in that country are plenty, and operators like to infeseven miles nearer Cincinnati. Here I took down the telegraph lines, and with the assistance of Crawford I soon gave Gen. Burnside an idea where Morgan was-- not. He swallowed the bait without hesitation, never suspecting the messages were not genuine. I gave the Cincinnati operator's (Crawford) experience as a prisoner in the hands of the rebels for four hours. This was necessary, as there was an operator on the train that arrived at Osgood, who had telegraphed back to Cincinnati that Crawford had been carried off by the rebels. I played the part of Crawford, representing him as being at hiCrawford, representing him as being at his own office. He sat and listened at me, occasionally breaking out in a hearty laugh, when I would tell Cincinnati something directly the reverse of the facts, and make them believe it.