Gettysburg's Importance in the Civil War
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The Battle of Gettysburg

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Click here to view a collection of materials that provide a comprehensive look at the Battle of Gettysburg through documents and eyewitness accounts relating to the battle. Using the documents from this site is essential for you to gain a more in depth understanding of the battle.

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Battle of Gettysburg - C-SPAN Video Library

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In 2009, Military historians met to discuss the significance of the Battle of Gettysburg  146th after the battle took place.  This video captures their discussion of the battle,  the leaders, and the degree to which it was a turning point in history of the United States.

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Important Generals of Gettysburg

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This image is a map of Gettysburg with embedded pictures of a few of the most famous generals at the battles.

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Lost and Found Sound: The Stories

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This is an actual recording of William V. Rathvon, who as a nine-year-old boy, watched and listened to Abraham Lincoln deliver his address at Gettysburg in November 1863. The story was told in 1938 and recorded on a 78 r.p.m. record.

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Click on this site to see images of both President Lincoln and the manuscript of the Gettysburg Address.

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Duty, Honor, Country: 125th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg

This video by NBC provides an overview of the battlefield at Gettysburg and the National Park as it is today.   Just click on the play arrow and the video will begin after a brief ad.

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Introduction to Gettysburg

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These sites will provide an overview of the Battle of Gettysburg and are a good introduction to what occurred on the first three days of July 1863 at the little town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

Click here to view a collection of materials that provide a comprehensive look at the Battle of Gettysburg through documents and eyewitness accounts relating to the battle. Using the documents from this site is essential for you to gain a more in depth understanding of the battle.

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Battle of Gettysburg

This is an animation showing the events of July 1, 2, and 3, 1863 at Gettysburg.  Click on July 1st at the bottom right to view the video.

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The Battle of Gettysburg — History.com Video

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This History.com video documents the first three days of July 1863 at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania and the pivitol battle between Union and Confederate Armies that took place there.

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George E. Pickett (George Edward), 1825-1875 The Heart of a Soldier: As Revealed in the Intimate Letters of Genl. George E. Pickett C.S.A.

George E. Pickett (George Edward), 1825-1875 The Heart of a Soldier: As Revealed in the Intimate Letters of Genl. George E. Pickett C.S.A. | Gettysburg's Importance in the Civil War | Scoop.it

Read the personal letters of General George Pickett for his insights into the Battle of Gettysburg.

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Gettysburg Address -  Exhibitions - myLOC.gov (Library of Congress)

Gettysburg Address -  Exhibitions - myLOC.gov (Library of Congress) | Gettysburg's Importance in the Civil War | Scoop.it

The Library of Congress houses the  manuscript of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.  This site shows images of the original document.

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A Reading of the Gettysburg Address : NPR

Actor Sam Waterston reads the address given by President Abraham Lincoln at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery at Gettysburg on November 19, 1863.

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