Writing the Gettysburg Address /

"Four score and seven years ago. Are any six words better known, of greater import, or from a more crucial moment in our nation's history? And yet after 150 years the dramatic and surprising story of how Lincoln wrote the Gettysburg Address has never been fully told. Until now. Martin John...

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Author / Creator: Johnson, Martin P.
Format: Book
Language:English
Imprint: Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2013]
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: The Mysteries of the Manuscripts
  • 1. "It Will Be an Interesting Ceremony"
  • 2. The Washington Draft
  • 3. A Celebrated Railway Journey
  • 4. Revisions in Gettysburg
  • 5. The Gettysburg Draft
  • 6. The Battlefield Draft
  • 7. "What They Did Here"
  • 8. "My Remarks at Gettysburg"
  • Conclusion: Who Wrote the Gettysburg Address?
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index