The Gettysburg Gospel

The Gettysburg Gospel

The Lincoln Speech That Nobody Knows

Book - 2008
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Describes the events surrounding Abraham Lincoln's historic speech following the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863, how he responded to the politics of the time, and the importance of that speech.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2008
Edition: First Simon and Schuster trade paperback edition
Copyright Date: ©2006
ISBN: 9780743288217
0743288211
Branch Call Number: 973.7349 L6381B 2008
Characteristics: ix, 415 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, music, facsimiles ; 24 cm

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JCLJaredH Nov 19, 2013

Like many, I grew up knowing the Gettysburg Address was important, but I never really knew the story behind it, that there was more to the address than I had been taught. Borritt provides background and history to the Address that led to its creation and then sets the stage for the importance it has in today's world. A great read for the casual Civil War buff wanting just a little more to his history.

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