Gloucester: Sawyer Free Library


Writing the Gettysburg Address / Martin P. Johnson.

Johnson, Martin P. (Author).

  • ISBN: 9780700619337
  • ISBN: 070061933X
  • Description: x, 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2013]

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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-314) and index.
Contents Note: 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.