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On this day in history, November 19, 1863, President Lincoln gives Gettysburg Address

On this historic day on November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered one of the most famous speeches in U.S. history, the Gettysburg Address, at the dedication of Gettysburg National Cemetery. The Battle of Gettysburg was fought from July 1, 1863 to July 3, 1863. According to National Geographic, the battle was one of the […]

Live Civil War artillery shell found at Gettysburg, ‘could have killed a dozen people’

The Civil War was about to inflict another casualty after archaeologists discovered a living cannonball buried under the dirt floor of Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania. Park employees closed the road and cleared the area around the seven-inch-tall artillery shell. “A dozen people could easily have died,” said park spokesman Jason Martz. According to […]