Annual Report of the Chief Signal Officer of the Army to the Secretary of War (Google eBook)
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1869
The work covers military signaling and the weather service. The latter brand was transferred in 1890, to the Weather Bureau, organized under the Dept. of Agriculture.
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