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  • On this day in 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address.

    11/19/2016 11:59:01 AM PST · by EveningStar · 23 replies
    November 19, 1863 | Abraham Lincoln
    "The Gettysburg Address is a speech by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, one of the best-known in American history. It was delivered by Lincoln during the American Civil War, on the afternoon of Thursday, November 19, 1863, at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, four and a half months after the Union armies defeated those of the Confederacy at the Battle of Gettysburg..." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gettysburg_Address Four score 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. Now we are...
  • Seven score and thirteen years ago: The Gettysburg Address was delivered on November 19, 1863

    11/19/2016 4:47:19 AM PST · by harpygoddess · 14 replies
    VA Viper ^ | 11/19/2016 | HarpyGoddess
    Today is the anniversary of President Lincoln's delivery of his "brief remarks" at the dedication of the new national cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Four score 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. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation or any other nation so conceived and so dedicated can long endure. We are met on a great battlefield of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field as a...
  • Here’s What Our Biased And Totally Corrupt Media Took Away From Trump’s Awesome Gettysburg Speech

    10/22/2016 10:02:25 PM PDT · by Bratch · 42 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | Oct 22nd, 2016 | Aleister
    Trump’s speech in Gettysburg today was inspirational, completely pro-American and rich with policy details. He released all the plans he has in a point-by-point outline described as a “Contract With the American Voter.” You can read all the details here. Our lazy, biased and completely corrupt media didn’t hear any of that. They heard only one thing and they want to make sure their readers only hear what they heard. The site Memeorandum aggregates news stories and this is what the top of the site looked like about two hours after Trump’s speech: These are the same people who scoff when Trump...
  • In Gettysburg, We Need the Pro-Life, Pro-Growth, King-Dollar Donald Trump

    10/22/2016 12:37:04 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 22, 2016 | Larry Kudlow
    The Trump campaign has announced that the candidate will deliver a major speech in historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on Saturday, October 22. He will present his closing arguments for American voters, outlining the steps he will take in his first 100 days to make America great again. I hope it’s his best speech yet. For all his gaffes and misstatements, the fact is this: The race is not over until it’s over. (Even when he means it’s over.) So, as Trump heads into his Gettysburg address, I want to emphasize what he should replay from last week’s debate, and what...
  • (Mark) Levin: A President Hillary Clinton must be impeached [A fool and his Liberty are soon parted]

    10/22/2016 11:12:27 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 132 replies
    After reading a comprehensive roundup of Hillary Clinton’s email scandal by National Review’s Andrew C. McCarthy, Conservative Review Editor-in-Chief Mark Levin declared on Facebook that, “A President Hillary Clinton must be impeached.” Levin went through the reasons why.
  • LIVE:3 Trump Rallies! 10/22/2016 Gettyburg, PA 11am Virginia Beach, VA 3pm Cleveland, OH 7 pm ET

    10/22/2016 4:41:49 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 919 replies
    Saturday, October 22, 2016: Donald J. Trump will speak at The Eisenhower Complex in Gettysburg, PA at 11am. Trump will present his Contract With America for the first 100 days of his presidency. The Eisenhower Complex Saturday, October 22, 2016: Live stream coverage of the Donald J. Trump for President rally in Virginia Beach, VA at Regent University’s Library Plaza at 3pm. Regent University’s Library Plaza Saturday, October 22, 2016: Donald J. Trump and Governor Mike Pence will hold a rally at the I-X Center in Cleveland, OH. Live coverage begins at 7:00pm ET.
  • Trump to Outline ‘First 100 Days’ in Gettysburg Speech Saturday

    10/21/2016 9:44:15 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 53 replies
    thegatewaypundit.com ^ | October 21, 2016
    Donald Trump will appear in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania tomorrow to give a speech meant to outline the agenda for his first 100 days in office.
  • The Civil War in Four Minutes

    07/03/2016 11:22:22 AM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 53 replies
    http://www.civilwar.org/education/in4/ ^ | Jun 26, 2013 | Civil War Trust
    "Historian Garry Adelman describes the events that took place during the Battle of Gettysburg from July 1-July 3, 1863." I found this video very well done in just 4 minutes. Gave me a good start to understanding this complex battle and also something to think about on this day of Pickett's Charge. I don't know how many of you here are well versed with the way the battle went but for me it's still a learning experience.
  • Gettysburg 20th Maine bayonet charge at Little Round Top

    07/02/2016 9:23:58 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 30 replies
    civilwar.org ^ | JAMES R. BRANN
    Late in the afternoon of July 2, 1863, on a boulder-strewn hillside in southern Pennsylvania, Union Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain dashed headlong into history, leading his 20th Maine Regiment in perhaps the most famous counterattack of the Civil War.
  • Confederate flag debate stirred up at Gettysburg Battlefield (Scumbag Professor)

    03/07/2016 2:38:12 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 127 replies
    GETTYSBURG, PA (WHTM/CNN) - Tensions ran high during a Confederate flag rally in Pennsylvania this weekend. A Southern heritage group held what it calls Confederate Flag Day in Gettysburg, PA, but there were plenty of vocal opponents to the event. The flag has 13 stars, three stripes and two very different meanings. The refrain is familiar. Supporters such Mark Landree, executive director of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, says it's about history. Opponents like Christina Hansen only see hate.
  • Rallies for, against Confederate flag duel at Gettysburg

    03/05/2016 5:00:51 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar. 5, 2016 7:31 PM EST
    Supporters and opponents of use of the Confederate flag clashed verbally in opposing demonstrations at Gettysburg National Military Park, with tensions high at times. [...] The Sons of Confederate Veterans Gettysburg group said its Confederate Flag Day gathering at the park's Eternal Peace Light Monument was intended to honor Southern ancestors. A counter-demonstration was organized by a Gettysburg College associate professor of history and Africana studies, Scott Hancock, who said he wanted to offer a different perspective on the flag's meaning. ...
  • Gettysburg to remove Confederate flag items (The Country has Gone Mad!!!!!)

    06/25/2015 4:28:04 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 74 replies
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  • Gettysburg to sell Confederate flags despite National Park Service request

    06/25/2015 4:13:45 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 68 replies
    The National Park Service Wednesday asked groups operating gift shops at national Civil War battlefields and monuments to pull the Confederate flag and items featuring only the flag — mugs, key chains, T-shirts — from store shelves, said Kathy Kupper, a National Park Service spokeswoman. The Gettysburg Foundation, which runs the gift shop and book store at the Gettysburg National Military Park visitor Museum and Visitor Center does not plan to pull its Confederate flag items.
  • What If Abraham Lincoln Lived?

    04/23/2015 8:10:28 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 50 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | April 23, 2015 | Spencer Irvine
    Would the Civil Rights movement have taken place if Abraham Lincoln survived the assassin’s bullet by John Wilkes Booth? Allen Guelzo, a civil war era professor at Gettysburg College, posed this question in a recent lecture at Hillsdale’s Kirby Center. Lincoln’s successor, Andrew Johnson, failed to bring the Union together after the end of the Civil War and “barely survived impeachment” from his own Republican Party. Guelzo wondered, “Could Lincoln have found…some practical system” to reconcile the South and North when the war ended. Lincoln had already tried at least one Reconstruction proposal in 1863, which was “bitterly criticized” by...
  • Could the South Have Won the War?

    03/17/2015 8:14:26 AM PDT · by iowamark · 313 replies
    NY Times Disunion ^ | March 16, 2015 | Terry L. Jones
    By March 1865, it was obvious to all but the most die-hard Confederates that the South was going to lose the war. Whether that loss was inevitable is an unanswerable question, but considering various “what if” scenarios has long been a popular exercise among historians, novelists and Civil War buffs... Perhaps the most common scenario centers on the actions of Gen. Robert E. Lee... What many fail to recognize is that Northerners were just as committed to winning as the Southerners. Some saw it as a war to free the slaves, while others fought to ensure that their republican form...
  • Obama Honors Selma After Ignoring Gettysburg

    03/10/2015 7:45:19 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 42 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | March 10, 2015 | IBD EDITORIALS
    elma: After ignoring the battle that ended slavery under the first Republican president, President Obama at the 50th anniversary of Democrats' blocking the Selma bridge says, "We're the slaves that built the White House." The parts of American history that this president chooses to commemorate and what he says about them speaks volumes about his view of America and American history. His America is not only unexceptional, it is perpetually and deeply racist, an overbearing world bully with no right to lecture the world about morality, democracy or freedom. He reminded us over the weekend that despite any progress since...
  • 'Civil War' skull from Gettysburg that was nearly auctioned off is actually more than 700 years old

    02/08/2015 12:56:42 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 37 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | Sunday, February 8, 2015 | Belinda Robinson
    A skull that was thought to have belonged to a Civil War soldier killed at Gettysburg is actually more than 700 years old and from the Southwest, say experts. The National Park Service has revealed that forensic anthropologists determined that the skull is from the late 1200s and belonged to a Native American man in his early-to-mid 20s. That's nearly 300 years before Christopher Columbus sailed to the New World and 400 years before the first settlement of English in the United States. The company that nearly auctioned the skull last year said notarized documents had showed it was discovered...
  • The Gettysburg Address

    11/23/2014 1:51:47 PM PST · by aMorePerfectUnion · 69 replies
    Archives ^ | November 19,1863 | Abraham Lincoln
    The Gettysburg Address November 19, 1863 Four score 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. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battlefield of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. It is altogether...
  • Why a Civil War soldier will get the Medal of Honor — 151 years after his death

    11/06/2014 11:30:29 AM PST · by Fenhalls555 · 83 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | November 5 | Dan Lamothe
    First Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing was bleeding profusely from wounds to his abdomen and shoulder as thousands of Confederate infantrymen advanced on his artillery battery in the Battle of Gettysburg. At least one of his soldiers begged him to seek medical treatment, but he refused. He stayed on the battlefield another 90 minutes while under attack, ordering his men to keep firing their three-inch cannons right up until the moment that he was killed with a gunshot to the head. The Union Army’s ability to stop that assault by at least 13,000 soldiers — known as Pickett’s Charge, after a...
  • You, Sir, Are No Abe Lincoln

    12/08/2013 12:25:59 PM PST · by Kenny · 7 replies
    ToBeRight ^ | December 5, 2013 | PeggyN
    On November 19, 1863 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, President Lincoln gave his famous Gettysburg Address, arguably the most famous speech in history.On November 19, 2013, the first black President of the United States blew off the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. This from a President who has repeatedly claimed he had much in common with President Lincoln.The White House spin zone worked frantically on some kind of an acceptable excuse for the snub but the truth is pretty obvious, President Obama would be smart to avoid any side-by-side comparison to President Lincoln. These two men don’t have subtle differences; they...