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Battle of Gettysburg 150th Anniversary

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg which was fought from July 1 to July 3, 1863 in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Approximately 51,000 soldiers from both sides were killed, wounded, or captured during the battle considered a turning point of the war. At the end of the third day, General Robert E. Lee and the Confederate army was forced to retreat back to Virginia. Four months later, on November 19, President Lincoln dedicated the Soldiers National Cemetery at the site with the historic speech that came to be known as the Gettysburg Address.



Gettysburg by Stephen W. Sears

Gettysburg: a testing of courage by Noah Andre Trudeau

Gettysburg battlefield: the definitive illustrated history by David J. Eicher ; foreword by James M. McPherson ; three-dimensional maps by Lee Vande Visse

Gettysburg—the first day by Harry W. Pfanz

Gettysburg, the second day by Harry W. Pfanz

Gettysburg [videodisc]

Lee & Grant [videodisc] by WGBH

The Gettysburg gospel: the Lincoln speech that nobody knows by Gabor Boritt

Lincoln at Gettysburg: the words that remade America by Garry Wills

November: Lincoln's elegy at Gettysburg by Kent Gramm

Speeches and writings, 1859-1865: speeches, letters, and miscellaneous wirtings, Presidential messages and proclamations by Abraham Lincoln