Gettysburg National Cemetery


The cemetery gatehouse.

To properly bury the Union soldiers who died at Gettysburg, a "Soldiers Cemetery" was established on the battleground near the center of the Union line.

The Gettysburg Address was delivered at the dedication ceremony on November 19, 1863, where President Abraham Lincoln spoke of "these honored dead..."


Gettysburg, July 1,2,3 1863 Monument Major General John F. Reynolds, U-S-V




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