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Troops marching in Gettysburg  Memorial Cemetery to see  President Lincoln make history by giving his Gettysburg Address.

Troops marching in Gettysburg Memorial Cemetery to see President Lincoln make history by giving his Gettysburg Address.

Lincoln's Gettysburg Address: 3 minutes, 10 sentences, 272 words. How did those who witnessed the speech first-hand react? Find out in this clip from LINCOLN@GETTYSBURG.

Lincoln's Gettysburg Address: 3 minutes, 10 sentences, 272 words. How did those who witnessed the speech first-hand react? Find out in this clip from LINCOLN@GETTYSBURG.

3. The Gettysburg Address and the Battle of Gettysburg.

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"The 1800s Weren't Nearly As Sad As You Thought" - aww I love this picture it's like a vintage photo-booth shot :)

The 1800s Weren't Nearly As Sad As You Thought

"The 1800s Weren't Nearly As Sad As You Thought" - aww I love this picture it's like a vintage photo-booth shot :)

The only photograph of Abraham Lincoln delivering the Gettysburg Address, he is in the center without a hat

The only photograph of Abraham Lincoln delivering the Gettysburg Address, he is in the center without a hat

24 Vintage Photographs of Abe Lincoln

24 Vintage Photographs of Abe Lincoln

President Lincoln's funeral cortege approaches Union Square in New York City. Note the two boys watching from the second floor window in the large house on the left. One will grow up to be a U.S. President. Who is he? (Hint: his initials are T.R.)

Civil War Glass-Negatives| Once you reach the point of finding ancestors who were adults during the 1860s, you surely will want to check if the male ancestors served either with the Confederate (The South) or the Federal Union side (The North) and learn as much as possible.  #CivilWar #ancestors #familytree #genealogy #history #StatebyState

Civil War Glass Negatives

Civil War Glass-Negatives| Once you reach the point of finding ancestors who were adults during the 1860s, you surely will want to check if the male ancestors served either with the Confederate (The South) or the Federal Union side (The North) and learn as much as possible. #CivilWar #ancestors #familytree #genealogy #history #StatebyState

Mary Surratt and Others Hanged for Conspiracy
July 7, 1865
Official photograph of the hanging of Mary Surratt, Lewis Payne, David Herold and Georg Atzerodt on July 7, 1865, convicted of conspiracy in the assassination of President Lincoln.

Mary Surratt and Others Hanged for Conspiracy July 7, 1865 Official photograph of the hanging of Mary Surratt, Lewis Payne, David Herold and Georg Atzerodt on July 7, 1865, convicted of conspiracy in the assassination of President Lincoln.

During the Battle of Gettysburg, [John L.] Burns, a 70-year-old civilian living nearby, grabbed his flintlock musket and powder horn and walked out to the battlefield to join in with Union troops. The soldiers took him in, and Burns served well as a sharpshooter. During a withdrawal, Burns was wounded several times and left on the field. he managed to get himself to safety, his wounds were treated, and his story elevated him to the status of National Hero briefly.

During the Battle of Gettysburg, [John L.] Burns, a 70-year-old civilian living nearby, grabbed his flintlock musket and powder horn and walked out to the battlefield to join in with Union troops. The soldiers took him in, and Burns served well as a sharpshooter. During a withdrawal, Burns was wounded several times and left on the field. he managed to get himself to safety, his wounds were treated, and his story elevated him to the status of National Hero briefly.

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