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Gettysburg AddressThis month marks the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. A short Gettysburg Address-themed post is also available on the History's Newsstand Blog at: The Gettysburg Address... What did he actually say? The issues below have coverage related to this most noteworthy event. Newspapers with details related to the battle may be found at: Battle Of Gettysburg
This month marks the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. A short Gettysburg Address-themed post is also available on the History's Newsstand Blog at: The Gettysburg Address... What did he actually say? The issues below have coverage related to this most noteworthy event. Newspapers with details related to the battle may be found at: Battle Of Gettysburg
November 26, 1864
NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 26, 1864
* President Abraham Lincoln
* Lydia Bixby letter - controversy ?
* 5 sons killed in Civil War
The top of page 4 has the most significant content with the famous letter from Abraham Lincoln to Lydia Bixby, who recently lost here 6th son in the Civil War (see). This is considered by many to be one of the finest works of writing by Lincoln, along with his G... See More
November 19, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 19, 1863 This was the day Abraham Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address. It can be interesting to read what others were reading when something exceedingly historic was in the process of happening.
And this issue has a neat item relating to Gettysburg, with a ftpg. subhead: "The Ceremonies At Gettysburg" listing the various dignitaries who will be present for t... See More
November 21, 1863
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 21, 1863
* President Abraham Lincoln
* Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery
It would be difficult to argue for a more notable or desirable Civil War newspaper. Combine the complete text of the historic Gettysburg Address by President Abraham Lincoln, with this famous title by Horace Greeley, a Lincoln supporter, and this issue makes for one of the be... See More
November 18, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 18, 1863 This was the day before the Gettysburg Address. Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Reconnaissance To the Rapidan" "Sharp Artillery Engagement" "Slight Loss on Our Side" "Gen. Sherman's Entire Corps at Chattanooga" "The Rebel Battery on Look-Out Mountain at Work" "Re-Enforcem... See More
December 5, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 5, 1863 The entire front page shows: "The President's Hymn--Give Thanks, All Ye People". However, the most notable content is likely the detailed report of Abraham Lincoln's address at Gettysburg. While the actual address is not provided, considerable details and the rarity of reports make this worthy of interest (see image). The article ... See More
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