"Three cheers were then given for the President and the Governors of the States. After the delivery of the addresses, the dirge and the benediction closed the exercises, and the immense assemblage separated at about 4 o'clock." It then explained that the president soon return to D.C. by train while many others were stuck in humble lodgings in Gettysburg.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
If You Think Lincoln's Speech at Gettysburg Was Short
focused on other speakers and the weather, and after reprinting all of the key speeches, including Lincoln's, added only this comment:
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