(APIC) Samuel Morse (1791-1872) was an American physicist who invented electromagnetic telegraphy.
Telegraph Turns 150 Years Old
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OCTOBER 24, 2011
John Rogers, Associated Press

Monday marks the 150th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental telegraph. From sea to sea, it electronically knitted together a nation that was simultaneously tearing itself apart in the Civil War.
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