Famous Speeches and Letters
The study, writing, and teaching of the Battle of Gettysburg has shaped many of our opinions about the value of freedom.

Why Were These Letters and Speeches Important?

  1. These documents reflect the Battle of Gettysburg in ways pictures cannot describe.
  2. These come from first hand accounts and are very useful in helping understand how the war was fought.
  3. These are important parts of this nations history and should be respected because they shape the way we live today.

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