In Utah, the telegraph reaches Salt Lake City and Brigham Young sends a message to President Lincoln

The advance of the continuous telegraph line across the United States, almost complete, reached Salt Lake City.  Immediately, the Mormon leader Brigham Young sent a celebratory message to President Lincoln in Washington DC.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation
 E.J. Burrows, ed., The Great Rebellion of 1861: Twelve Months' History of the United States ... (Philadelphia, PA: C. Sherman & Son, 1862), 46.
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