The Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863
. When the President finishes there is not a sound—not a clap, not a
cheer. Most of those who listen that day at Gettysburg do not know they
are hearing one of the greatest speeches ever written, but all know
their president is speaking from his heart."--E.W. Andrews,
present at the Address
PBS Freedom: A History of US, A birth of New Freedom.
the actual documents with media. See the reference below.
casualties at the Gettysburg Battle
Flags represented at Gettysburg: Americans fighting Americans
with the highest number of casuallties than all other wars
Union Army: 23, 049 dead
28.063-- Mostly Texans and Georgians in their teens
Gettysburg, a cemetary was needed, and the President was invited
to help "dedicate" it.