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The Civil War: Gettysburg Address 150th Anniversary

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Thursday, November 28, 2013

The ceremony marking the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address was held in Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, close to where President Lincoln stood and delivered the famed 272-word speech 150 years ago, on November 19, 1863. Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian James McPherson delivered the keynote address. This event was co-hosted by Gettysburg National Military Park, the Gettysburg Foundation, Gettysburg College, and the Lincoln Fellowship of Pennsylvania.

Updated: Monday, December 2, 2013 at 10:47am (ET)

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