The Gettysburg Address Speech

"The President that ended slavery" By Hayden Dowding

"The Words that remade America"

In the Summer of 1863, General Robert E. Lee took his army up to Gettysburg Pennsylvania. The Union army met him and his army and from July 1, to July 3 they battled until the confederates started to retreat back to the south. 50,000 men were dead or wounded. #CivilWar

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President Abraham Lincoln gave his famous Gettysburg Speech on November 19, 1863 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, he gave the speech to let everyone know that he was trying to have equality for everybody no matter race or gender.

The Gettysburg Address, President Lincoln's most famous speech.

Four months after the battle at Gettysburg President Lincoln gave a speech to the people of Gettysburg, and told them he was going to make the battle field area a cemetery for all the people lost in the battle.
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Soldiers National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania


"The battle itself was less important than the speech."- Senator Charles Sumner

"America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves." Abraham Lincoln