Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

November 19, 1863

Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

On November 19, 1863, President Lincoln gave a "few appropriate remarks" during a cemetery dedication near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. It lasted all of two minutes and is the most well-known, most memorized speech in American history. Lincoln's Gettysburg Address is also regarded as one of his greatest speeches.

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