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Soldiers" National Cemetery - Gettysburg Revised Report of the Select Committee Relative to the Soldiers" National Cemetery by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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Written in English


  • Soldiers" National Cemetery (Gettysburg, Pa.),
  • Soldiers" National Cemetery (G,
  • Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysb,
  • Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863,
  • History: American

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8419050M
ISBN 100939631083
ISBN 109780939631087

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The Soldiers' National Cemetery at Gettysburg: With the Proceedings at Its Consecration, at the Laying of the Corner-stone of the Monument, and at Its Dedication United States. Gettysburg national cemetery commission: Author: John Russell Bartlett: Editor: John Russell Bartlett: Publisher: Providence Press Company, Original from: Harvard University: Digitized. Soldiers' National Cemetery - Gettysburg: Revised Report of the Select Committee Relative to the Soldiers' National Cemetery by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, W. M. Nelson, Alfred Alack, Edward G. Lee and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The last section of the book contains Correspondence, Addresses and Ceremonies, at the Consecration of the Soldiers' National Cemetery at Gettysburg, Novem The title is embossed on the cover though hard to see. The spine binding is partly missing, what is left is loose on one side. Text contains pages which include reports by Governor Curtin, David Wills, Samuel Weaver, James Townsend, lists of the soldiers names who are buried in the cemetery, instructions on the design of the cemetery, a fold out map of the grounds, list of articles removed from the dead, address of Edward Everett from the dedication, prayers and hymns from the dedication, and the Gettysburg Address. Book .

At the cemetery's dedication, President Lincoln delivered his immortal Gettysburg Address, Nov. 19, In addition to the more than 3, Union soldiers buried here, the cemetery contains the remains of American soldiers and dependents from the Civil War to Vietnam. Gettysburg National Cemetery is the final resting place for more than 3, Union soldiers killed in the Battle of Gettysburg, a Union victory often cited as a turning point in the Civil War. Numerous monuments stand in both the cemetery and battlefield to commemorate the Union and Confederate troops who fought there. 92 rows  The centerpiece of Gettysburg National Cemetery is Soldiers' National Monument (), a Country: United States. Listings are by grave number, name, items with soldier or identifying features, company, and regiment. Not all entries contain all information. Unless otherwise stated, unit is a Regiment of State Volunteers. 2. Illinois -- 6 soldiers. Section A. 1 J. Wallikeck H 82nd 2 John Ellis G 12th 3 Charles Wm. Miner 4 David Diffenbaugh 8th Cav.

The dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery at Gettysburg was officially recognized as "Dedication Day" by the United States Congress in and been observed every year since. Likewise, Memorial Day is also observed at Gettysburg annually with ceremonies and a traditional placing of flowers on the graves by local school children. : The Last Full Measure: Burials in the Soldiers' National Cemetery at Gettysburg (): Busey, John W.: Books. Beneath These Stones: Gettysburg's Soldiers' National Cemetery. likes 43 talking about this. Seeking photos & information on soldiers, both Union and Confederate, buried in this cemetery and in 5/5(2). The Consecration of the Soldiers' National Cemetery was the ceremony at which U.S. President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address on Novem In addition to spectators, attendees included six state governors: Andrew Gregg Curtin of Pennsylvania, Augustus Bradford of Maryland, Oliver P. Morton of Indiana, Horatio Seymour of New York, Joel Parker of New Jersey, Location: Gettysburg, Adams Co, Pennsylvania.