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Writing the Gettysburg Address / Martin P. Johnson.

Johnson, Martin P. (Author).
Book Book ([2013])
Description: x, 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2013]
4 of 4 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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  • ISBN: 9780700619337
  • ISBN: 070061933X
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-314) and index.
Contents: Introduction: The mysteries of the manuscript -- "It will be an interesting ceremony" -- The Washington draft -- A celebrated railway journey -- Revisions in Gettysburg -- The Gettysburg draft -- The battlefield draft -- "What they did here" -- "My remarks at Gettysburg" -- Conclusion: Who wrote the Gettysburg Address?
Summary: "The first comprehensive history of the composition of one of the most famous and iconic speeches in American history, one that persuasively resolves previously unresolved issues relating the speech and enriches our understanding of how the speech reflected Lincoln's evolving ideas"-- Provided by publisher.


Johnson, Martin P. "Writing the Gettysburg Address." Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, 2013.

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