The Long Shadow of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.

When Abraham Lincoln addressed the crowd at the new national cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on November 19, 1863, he intended his speech to be his most eloquent statement on the inextricable link between equality and democracy. However, unwilling to commit to equality at that time, the nation...

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Author / Creator: Peatman, Jared.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 2013.
Online Access:Click here for full text at Project MUSE
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Jacket flaps; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Acknowledgments; Associated Press Transcription of the Gettysburg Address; Bliss Version of the Gettysburg Address; Introduction; 1. The Final Resting Place: The Creation and Dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery; 2. The Luckless Sallies of That Poor President Lincoln: Responses to the Gettysburg Address, 1863; 3. A Prophet with a Vision: 1901-22; 4. For That Cause They Will Fight to the Death: Wartime Usages of the Gettysburg Address; 5. The Very Core of America's Creed: 1959-63; Conclusion; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography.
  • IndexAuthor Biography; Back Cover.