Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address Speaks to a Weary Nation

Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address Speaks to a Weary Nation

Abraham Lincoln addressed a war-weary nation at Gettysburg 150 years ago, Nov. 19, 1863. The speech was part of the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, four and a half months after the defining battle of the Civil War. The Battle of Gettysburg marked the northernmost advancement of Confederate troops into Union […]