The Lincoln Telegrams Project

324 Telegrams
397 days
1 President


The Lincoln Telegrams Project presents 324 telegram memos written by president Abraham Lincoln between March 10, 1864 and April 12, 1865.  Transcripts and analysis of the telegram are available on the related Lincoln Wiki Project at

Suspending Death: Lincoln, the Telegraph, and Military Justice - An inquiry lesson featuring the C3 Framework developed by Miranda Danku

Additional instructional lessons for using the Lincoln Telegrams.

Abraham Lincoln- Defender of the Constitution or Tyrant (The Lesson Guide / Student Handout) - developed by Ben Neilson

"What became of our forces?" (The Lesson Guide / Student Handout) - developed by Lauren Player

Becoming Lincoln: A dramatization of the telegrams (The Lesson Guide) - developed by Carson Ford

Lincoln and the Constitution at War (The Lesson Guide) - developed by John Blessing

    See our Lincoln Telegrams blog

    See the telegrams 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

    wkiLT  See the transcripts of the Lincoln Telegrams at

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    Project Director: John K. Lee, North Carolina State University