address noun a formal or official speech. casualty noun person who has been injured or killed in a specific incident. cemetery noun place for burying the dead. dedication noun ceremonial opening to mark the completion of something, such as a monument or building. equality noun state of being equal. liberty noun freedom. orator noun
Gettysburg Address, world-famous speech delivered by U.S. Pres. Abraham Lincoln at the dedication (November 19, 1863) of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the site of one of the decisive battles of the American Civil War (July 1–3, 1863). Everett, Edward Courtesy of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
The Gettysburg Address is a speech that U.S. President Abraham Lincoln delivered during the American Civil War at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on the afternoon of November 19, 1863, four and a half months after the Union armies defeated those of the Confederacy at the Battle of Gettysburg.
Aug 24, 2010 · Gettysburg Address: Public Reaction & Legacy On November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered remarks, which later became known as the Gettysburg Address, at the official dedication...
Nov 09, 2012 · Lincoln, "Gettysburg Address," Speech Text - Voices of Democracy ABRAHAM LINCOLN, “GETTYSBURG ADDRESS” (19 NOVEMBER 1863)  Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Gettysburg Address Several states felt their soldiers deserved a better resting place than the original shallow graves on Gettysburg Battlefield. Gettysburg citizen David Wills convinced Pennsylvania to purchase seventeen acres of the battlefield to have the soldiers properly buried.