CPR Telegraph Ledger - Supplies, Casualties and Personal Communications

Supplies, Casualties and Personal Communications 

The telegrams in the ledger book convey much more than battle descriptions.

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There are numerous examples of supply requests and troop movements:

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There are also numerous examples of casualty lists and descriptions:

PAS_TR_107_0544_P52_7PAS_TR_107_0775_P79_2PAS_TR_107_1162_P165_3

There are examples of personal communications, including telegrams between Major-General Frederick Middleton and his wife:

PAS_TR_107_0278_P23_9PAS_TR_107_0952_P99_10PR_107_1067_P130_3PAS_TR_107_1068_P130_4

These telegrams provide a well-rounded view of the Canadian forces’ experience during the North-West Resistance.

 

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