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Gettysburg Address

What message did the Gettysburg address communicate to a war-torn nation in 1863?

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March 08, 2010 11:44PM

The Gettysburg Address affirmed that the United States was not a permanently separated nation. The country mourned the death of both Union and Confederate soldiers alike. It was an offering of hope to the people that peace could once again be restored.