Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (Hardcover)

By Abraham Lincoln, Gabor S. Boritt (Introduction by), James Daugherty (Illustrator)

Albert Whitman & Company, 9780807545508, 48pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2013

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Description

The Gettysburg Address is one of history's most influential speeches, written by Abraham Lincoln at a crucial period in his presidency. Originally published in 1947, this interpretation by a Caldecott Honoree and Newbery Medalist is available again in a fresh new edition just in time for the 150th anniversary of the speech with a new Introduction by Lincoln- and Civil War-scholar Boritt. Full color.


About the Author

Gabor S. Boritt is the Robert Fluhrer Professor of Civil War Studies and Director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College. He is the author, co-author, or editor of sixteen books about Lincoln and the American Civil War. Boritt received the National Humanities Medal in 2008. He and his wife live on a farm near the Gettysburg Battlefield. An influential twentieth century artist and illustrator, James Daugherty lived in Indiana, Ohio. In 1940, his book Daniel Boone won the Newbery Medal. His book Gillespie and the Guards won the Caldecott Honor in 1957. Daughtery passed away in 1974.
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