Gettysburg Address

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The Gettysburg Address was delivered by President Abraham Lincoln on November 19, 1863 at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, PA; where one of the major battles of the Civil War transpired.[1] Lincoln's address immortalized the concept that the United States of America is a nation "of the people, by the people, and for the people" and was delivered following the main, two-hour address by Edward Everett.[2]



  1. Library of Congress (2019). "Gettysburg Address."
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wallenfeldt, J.; Lotha, G.; et. al. (2019, August 14). "Gettysburg Address." Encyclopaedia Britannica.