November 19: The Gettysburg Address

On this date in 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous Gettysburg Address at the at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

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The Gettysburg Address

Speech given by Abraham Lincoln on November 19, 1863 at the dedication of the Gettysburg National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Lit2Go Duration: 2 minutes, 21 seconds. PDF.

Lincoln Memorial Photos

A large gallery of photographs of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC, from the ClipPix ETC website.

Culp's Hill

The battlefield of Gettysburg, breastworks on Culp’s Hill. Gettysburg in the distance. From the ClipArt ETC website.

Gettysburg Campaign, 1863

A detailed map of the area of the Gettysburg Campaign in 1863 during the American Civil War. The map shows Gettysburg and surrounding towns (individual buildings in the country can be seen), roads and railways, terrain features, and rivers of the area. From the Maps ETC website.

Gettysburg, July 1863

A plan of the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War. July 2, 3, 4 shown. From the Maps ETC website.

Little Round Top

Little Round Top is the smaller of two rocky hills south of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. It was the site of an unsuccessful assault by Confederate troops against the Union left flank on July 2, 1863, the second day of the Battle of Gettysburg. Illustrations from the ClipArt ETC website.

Cemetery Hill

The charge of the Confederates on Cemetery Hill, Thursday evening, July 2nd, 1863, from the ClipArt ETC website.

Friday Morning

The Battle of Gettysburg, Friday morning, July 3rd, 1863. In our illustration may be studied the struggle on Friday morning. On the Federal right the battle raged furiously from early dawn. Illustration from the ClipArt ETC website.

July 3, 1863

Invasion of Pennsylvania: Battle of Gettysburg, Friday, July 3rd, 1863, from the ClipArt ETC website.