In this Book

Writing the Gettysburg Address
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The dramatic and surprising story of how Lincoln wrote the Gettysburg Address, this book solves the central mysteries that for over 150 years have surrounded our nation’s most admired speech. Follows Lincoln from Washington to Gettysburg as he composed, revised, and then delivered this important statement of American identity.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
  2. pp. i-vi
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  1. Table of Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. ix-xii
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  1. Introduction: The Mysteries of the Manuscripts
  2. pp. 1-9
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  1. 1. "It Will Be an Interesting Ceremony"
  2. pp. 10-34
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  1. 2. The Washington Draft
  2. pp. 35-64
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  1. 3. A Celebrated Railway Journey
  2. pp. 65-87
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  1. 4. Revisions in Gettysburg
  2. pp. 88-111
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  1. Photo Gallery
  2. pp. 112-123
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  1. 5. The Gettysburg Draft
  2. pp. 124-142
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  1. 6. The Battlefield Draft
  2. pp. 143-169
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  1. 7. "What They Did Here"
  2. pp. 170-200
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  1. 8. "My Remarks at Gettysburg"
  2. pp. 201-234
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  1. Conclusion: Who Wrote the Gettysburg Address?
  2. pp. 235-248
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 249-300
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 301-314
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 315-322
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  1. Back Cover
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