Union Army Cipher Disk
|Types||Dave Janelle, Other Wood Puzzles|
|Dimensions||4.4 in x 4.4 in x 0.6 in / 11.2 cm x 11.2 cm x 1.5 cm|
A precision laser engraved wood version of this famous cipher which was used for the encryption of messages of the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861-1865). It was a system primarily used for flag signals where there was a line of sight or for encrypted morse code messages.
Note each disk has a unique serial number as was used in the original wheels. Instructions for use are included.
The letters A.J.M on the disk are for Albert J Myer, the inventor and Chief Signal Officer of the Union Army. His system was called Flag Telegraphy or “Wigwag”.
Instructions are included on how to use it.
Made in Florida by Creative Crafthouse
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