Apology for Gettysburg Address remarks 150 years later: Sometimes it is hard for a newspaper to say “We made an error,” but it was finally said Nov. 14 when the Patriot-News of Harrisburg, Pa., apologized for calling President Abraham Lincoln’s majestic Gettysburg Address “silly” and suggesting that it deserved “a veil of oblivion” when the event was originally reported in 1863.
The only photograph of Abraham Lincoln delivering the Gettysburg Address, he is in the center without a hat
1962 Negro History poster, published by the Association for the Study of Negro Life & History, made reference the Freedom Rides of 1961. It also anticipates the centennial of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address and the March on Washington in 1963. (Virginia Historical Society, Accession number: 2001.35.2)
“Gettysburg Portrait”November 8, 1863: his famous image of Lincoln was photographed by Alexander Gardner on November 8, 1863, just weeks before he would deliver the Gettysburg Address. It is sometimes...
One of the only two confirmed photos of Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg, taken about noon, just after Lincoln arrived and some three hours before the speech. To Lincoln's right is his bodyguard, Ward Hill Lamon.