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Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) The President's dedication address at Gettysburg

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06811 Author/Creator: Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Place Written: [New York] Type: Pamphlet Date: 1864 ca. Pagination: 1 card 14 x 9.3 cm

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Summary of Content: Printed by Miller & Mathews. Contains textual variations indicative of a very early printing of the Gettysburg Address.

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Presidential Speeches and ProclamationsPresidentGettysburg AddressBattle of GettysburgBattleUnion ForcesCivil WarMilitary HistoryDeath

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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