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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

July 20, 1863

Seeds of Gettysburg Address

The Southern Confederacy of Atlanta printed the speech delivered by President Abraham Lincoln (derisively referred to as The Ape), to a crowd gathered to celebrate the victory at Vicksburg. The seeds of the Gettysburg Address can clearly be seen in this speech.

Image of Southern Confederacy
Digital Library of Georgia
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