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Encrypted message to John Pemberton, 1863-07-04

Encoded message, Walker to Pemberton, 4th July 1863.jpg

CiphertextEdit

SEAN WIEUIIUZH DTG CNP LBNXGK OZ BJQB FEQT FEQT XZBW JJOY TK FHR TPZWK PVU RYSQ VOWPZXGG OEPH BK WASFKIPW PLVO JKZ HMN NVAEUD XYF DWRJ BOVPA SF MLV FYYRDE LVPL MFYSIN XY FQEO NPK M OBPC FYXJFHOHT AS ETOV B OCAJOSVQU M ZTZV TPIY DAW FQTI WTTJ J DOGOAIA FLWHTXTI QMTR SEA LVLFLXFO.

KeyEdit

The key is "MANCHESTERBLUFF", repeated until the end of the message.

CleartextEdit

GENL PEMBERTON YOU CAN EXPECT NO HELP FROM THIS SIDE OF THE RIVER LET GENL JOHNSTON KNOW IF POSSIBLE WHEN YOU CAN ATTACK THE SAME POINT ON THE ENEMYS LINE INFORM ME ALSO AND I WILL ENDEAVOUR TO MAKE A DIVERSION I HAVE SENT SOME CAPS I SUBJOIN DESPATCH FROM GEN JOHNSTON.


 

This work was published before January 1, 1924, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.