Blog Post: A Civil War Veteran at the Crossroads

Grade Range: 5-12
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials
Date Posted: 7/9/2012

In this post, students will learn about George Westinghouse, Sr. during his Civil War service, before he became a pioneer of the electrical industry. A transcript of the letter is availalbe for download. Written by Hal Wallace, Associate Curator of Electricity Collections, this post is published on the Museum's "O Say Can You See?" blog.

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