Punch,  43 (1862), 127.

The Reverses of the Northerners



News-Commentary, Drollery


War, Photography, Telegraphy, Language, Cultural Geography

    Notes the inclusion of photographers and telegraph operators in the French army, but the absence of both from the Union regiments in America, since the telegraphs never having 'told the truth'. Thinks photography could easily have replaced telegraphy since it only had to transmit to Washington 'so many negatives'.

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