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Remembering Abraham Lincoln

Today is the 203d birthday of our 16th U.S. president – Abraham Lincoln. I have been fascinated with Lincoln for as long as I can remember and have read extensively about his life, presidency and death. This past week I … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln is 202 years old

Today is Abraham Lincoln’s 202nd birthday. I am in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with my family and walked by a spot, at Marquette University, where Abraham Lincoln had given a speech. Today, I will reflect on the great things that Lincoln did … Continue reading

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Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address: A new meaning for the war

Today is the 147th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. Lincoln arrived in Gettysburg on the evening of November 18 and prepared for what would become one of the most important speeches in United States history. On the morning of … Continue reading

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Historians Come Out Against Gaming in Gettysburg

The Civil War Preservation Trust issued the following press release today.  It is good to see so many people coming out against the proposed Gettysburg casino.  The idea of a casino within a mile of our most famous battlefield is … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

Today is the 146th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln delivering a “few appropriate remarks” at the dedication of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.  When Lincoln received an invitation, from David Wills, to attend the dedication, he believed it was an … Continue reading

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