'The Lincoln Telegrams are a production of the Digital History and Pedagogy Project
Images of the telegram memos were generously provided by the Papers of Abraham Lincoln
The telegram memos presented on this site are from the series: Telegrams Sent and Received By The War Department Central Telegraph Office., compiled 1861 - 1882 - microform M473
The telegrams are separated by month and year. Previously, the telegrams had been listed, without separation, in total. If you would like to see that view, you may click here.
|March, 1864||April, 1864||May, 1864||June, 1864||July, 1864||August, 1864|
|September, 1864||October, 1864||November, 1864||December, 1864|
|January, 1865||February, 1865||March, 1865||April, 1865|
We invite you to use these telegrams in your classroom with your students. Primary source documents are beneficial to student learning, and aide in students learning how history is created.
Additional analysis and projects
Spreadsheet of summary information about the telegrams.
A collection of Hypertext essays presenting analysis of the Lincoln the telegrams
Analytical essays examining topics in the Lincoln Telegrams collection
Telegrams for students at Midway High School - February 29, 2012.
Special presentation of April_12,_1865 Lincoln telegram to Godfrey Weitzel.
Civil War telegram tidbits