When a portion of the former battleground was dedicated as the Gettysburg National Cemetery.
From his famous Gettysburg Address:
"We are met on a great battlefield of that war (the Civil 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 (the USA) might live."
Abraham Lincoln dedicated the Military Cemetery at Gettysburg in November 1863. It was the occasion for his Gettysburg Address.
Where does Abraham Lincoln give The Gettysburg Address
The speech often called "The Gettysburg Address" is more properly called "Lincoln's Gettysburg Address" and was given by President Abraham Lincoln.
Abraham Lincoln wrote the Gettysburg Address in preparation for an official presidential visit to the town of Gettysburg in November of 1863. His visit was well publicized; he would be expected to give a speech during the event; the beautifully inspiring Gettysburg Address is what he composed for the occasion.
Abraham Lincoln stated the Gettysburg Address after the Pennsylvania civil war.
President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address on Thursday, November 19, 1863.
to give sense of importance to the occasion
Gettysburg was a battle. Gettysburg address is a speech President Abraham Lincoln gave after the battle
The Gettysburg Address, given at Gettysburg, PA.
The Gettysburg Address was delivered in Pennsylvania.
The Gettysburg Address was a speech made by Abraham Lincoln after the Civil War.
In Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Abraham Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Address on the occasion of the dedication of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg, honoring the dead Union Soldiers.Abraham Lincoln wrote and gave the Gettysburg Address, as a dedication to the 17 acres of land at Gettysburg, which was being dedicated as a national cemetery to those that died during the 3 day battle at Gettysburg, the prior July.
Yes! On November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Address in memory of the soldiers who died at the Battle of Gettysburg.
Abraham Lincoln wrote the Gettysburg address in less than one hour. The time limit lead to the shortness of the address.
President Abraham Lincoln