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Steubenville in Jefferson County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Telegraph Office in the War Department in Washington D.C. during the U.S. Civil War

1861 - 1865

 
 
Edwin M. Stanton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 10, 2020
1. Edwin M. Stanton Marker
Inscription.  
Edwin M. Stanton, native of Steubenville
Secretary of War

David Homer Bates, native of Steubenville
War Department Telegrapher

Abraham Lincoln 16th President of the United States
Commander in Chief
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsGovernment & PoliticsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
 
Location. 40° 21.647′ N, 80° 36.826′ W. Marker is in Steubenville, Ohio, in Jefferson County. Marker is on North Court Street just south of Washington Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 139 N 3rd St, Steubenville OH 43952, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Moses Fleetwood Walker (within shouting distance of this marker); 156-158 North 4th Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 144 North 4th Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 142 North 4th Street (within shouting distance of this
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marker); 166-168 North 4th Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Guy W. Jacobs (1888 - 1973) / Steubenville Rotary Club (April 20, 1921) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S.S. Maine (about 300 feet away); 114 North 4th Street (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Steubenville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 12, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 4 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 12, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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