Abraham Lincoln Online.org
Home | News | Books | Speeches | Places | Resources | Education | Timelines | Index | Search

This Week in History

April 7, 1832
Lincoln is elected captain of his company in the Thirty-First Regiment, Illinois Militia, in the Black Hawk War.

April 9, 1865
President Lincoln receives word that Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Grant at Appomattox, Virginia.

April 11, 1865
President Lincoln gives what would be his last public address to a crowd on the White House lawn.

Today in Lincoln's Life

Lincoln's Words
"The struggle of today, is not altogether for today -- it is for a vast future also. With a reliance on Providence, all the more firm and earnest, let us proceed in the great task which events have devolved upon us."
--Annual Message to Congress, December 3, 1861

Lincoln Events

  • No events until further notice

    >> More Events/Exhibits

    Welcome

  • Message to Visitors
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Email ALO

    Photo Tours of Lincoln Places

  • News Highlights

    Call for Papers (JALA)

    Lincoln Mortgage Document Discovered

    Cornelius Comments on the Hat

    Tick Tock: Issues Go Beyond Hat

    Mad Hatters

    ALPLM to Decide Status of Lincoln Hat

    Report Disputes Lincoln Hat

  • Loan Extension Granted for Taper Collection

    Illinois Governor's Mansion Reopens

    The Truth Outs: ALPLM in Disarray

    IG Recommended Firing ALPLM Director

    Historian Rodney Davis Dies at 87

    ALPLM Foundation CEO Resigns

    Illinois Governor's Mansion Closing for More Renovations

    LaHood to Lead ALPLM Board

    Governor Names ALPLM Board Members

    ALPLM Director Terminated

    Another One Bites the Dust

    Lincoln Bible Donated to ALPLM

    ALPLM Legislation Goes to Illinois Governor

    Abraham Lincoln's $6 Million Hat

    New Salem is Getting Old Again

    Campaign to Buy Lincoln Document

    Lincoln Foundation Director Appointment Status May Change

    David Blight Wins Lincoln Prize

    Lincoln Home Reopens

    Selling Expendable Lincoln Items Won't Erase Debt

    Another Day, Another Circus: ALPLM Foundation Goes Begging

    Foundation Audit Postponed

    ALPLM Foundation Audit Requested

    ALPLM Questions Not Limited to Hat

    Lupton on Lincoln's Handwriting

    Lincoln Documents Donated to ALPLM

    Museum Director Cuts Personal Financial Tie to Foundation

    Holzer Collection Auction Results

    Commentary: Confederacy of Dunces

    Lincoln Hat Hearing Delayed

    Lincoln Curator Dismissed

    More on the Disputed Hat

    Lincoln Hat Controversy

    Leveraging Lincoln

    Endangered Artifacts: Foundation Seeks Auction House

    New State Superintendent of Springfield Sites

    Wide Awakes Parade Reenactment in Springfield

    Illinois Governor's Mansion Reopens

    Defending Cornelius

    Lincoln Curator on Leave

    Blandford Named Illinois Governor's Mansion Curator

    Governor's Mansion Shines Again

    GoFundMe for At-Risk Lincoln Artifacts

    Selling Lincoln: ALPLM Foundation Seeks Bailout

    ALPLM Foundation May Sell Artifacts to Pay Debt

    Lincoln Papers Posted by ALPLM

    ALPLM Publishes Online Digital Archive

    Guelzo Wins Bradley Prize

    More News

  • © 1995 - 2020 by Abraham Lincoln Online. All rights reserved. Privacy Policy