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Gettysburg Address

November 19th was the anniversary of Lincoln’s 1863 Gettysburg Address. Here’s an interesting video set to the audio of his speech: 

How does listening to the speech with these visuals change your understanding of the speech?

US History

November 1963

This past Wednesday morning I mentioned to the Hayfoot that it was Remembrance Day, the anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. Remembrance Day, besides being an opportune time to contemplate Lincoln’s words, is a gentle reminder that the cold and early darkness will not last forever. 402 more words

Memory

Fighting on McPherson's Ridge

Here’s Ranger Bill Hewitt on the fighting on McPherson’s Ridge on July 1, 1863.  The video’s description says, “Join Ranger Bill Hewitt and explore McPherson’s Ridge, near where the battle of Gettysburg began on July 1st, 1863. 38 more words

Videos

Mystery of loaded muskets

This is in continuation of the previous post where it was asserted that although history glorifies the slaughters of a few generals/kings, the common population by large was peace loving. 825 more words

Musings

151st Remembrance Day

I was in Gettysburg last weekend for Remembrance Day, which is when we commemorate Lincoln delivering the Gettysburg Address.

A few nights beforehand, my dad told me to bring the camera. 533 more words

Photography