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11 pages (2008/1907); 159KB downloadWOWIO Books
; ISBN: WOWIO-00363
This selection contains three items from Abraham Lincoln:
1) A letter written by Lincoln on September 30, 1862, reflecting on the will of God in relation to the Civil War.
2) An address given at the dedication of the Gettysburg National Cemetery on November 19, 1863:
A part of the field where the battle of Gettysburg was fought, July 1-3, 1863, was set apart as a national cemetery. The President was invited to attend the event, but the speaker of the day was Edward Everett, a great orator from Massachusetts. Today Lincoln's speech -- "The Gettysburg Address" -- is known everywhere, while Everett's is not remembered.
3) Abraham Lincoln's last public Address, given at the White House on April 11, 1865:
A great crowd had gathered to offer congratulations on the close of the war. Lincoln spoke of the upcoming difficulties of bringing the ex-Confederate states back into the United States, using Louisiana as an example, and stressed the need for a flexible plan.