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Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

The largest and most horrific battle in the history of North America took place over the first three days of July, 1863 near the tiny hamlet of Gettysburg in southeastern Pennsylvania not far from the Maryland border. More than 10,000 … Continue reading

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Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

On October 4, 1863 the following proclamation appeared on the font page of The New York Times:

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