Learning Lincoln On-line

FROM-- SET SIX, CIVIL WAR STUDIES

Topic Forty-seven: The Battle of Gettysburg and the Gettysburg Address

HOME PAGE

LAW HOME PAGE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20  
Gettysburg Address, by Abraham Lincoln

An actual photograph of Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg
Listen to the Gettysburg Address Here 
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
.........from PBS Freedom: A History of US, A birth of New Freedom. 
See the actual documents with media.  See the reference below.
 

Numbers of casualties at the Gettysburg Battle
 
                
 
Union Army: 23, 049 dead                      
 

Confederate Army:  28.063-- Mostly Texans and Georgians in their teens
 

Two Flags represented at Gettysburg:  Americans fighting Americans with the highest number of casualties than all other wars combined. 
At Gettysburg,  a cemetery was needed, and the President was invited to help "dedicate" it.   

 

Gettysburg Address Activity Pages

Student    Teacher     Glossary    Questions     Gettysburg Questions Puzzle    Print Version-Questions

The "Hay Copy" of the Gettysburg Address


16th President Site Home Page

Return to the Gettysburg Battle and Address Home Page

Learning Lincoln On-Line Topics Index

Learning On-Line Home Page