Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston used this telescope during the Civil War. Its subsequent owner loaned the spyglass to the U. Navy Department during World War I for use in the "Eyes for the Navy" program.
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Uncle Joe and Marse Robert. Six months before his death, Robert E. Lee meets with Joseph Johnston in Savannah. It was the first time the two generals had seen each other since the end of the Civil War.