On Constitution Ave, NW between 7th and 9th streets
Washington, D.C., District of Columbia

Join archivist Trevor Plante as he highlights a variety of Lincoln Civil War–era telegrams in the National Archives. Included in the presentation will be some of the telegrams that are featured in Tom Wheeler’s new book, Mr. Lincoln’s T-Mails: The Untold Story of How Abraham Lincoln Used the Telegraph to Win the Civil War. Telegrams issued immediately following Lincoln’s assassination will also be featured. This program is presented in partnership with the Abraham Lincoln Institute.

Program is free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served. Please enter through the Special Events Entrance on the corner of 7th and Constitution Avenue, NW.

Official Website: http://www.archives.gov/calendar

Added by Kawilmes on February 2, 2007

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