The Landmark Book Series is well revered for its simple storytelling style that's packed with historical information. Read of the fateful battle of Gettysburg, it's major players, and the aftermath that spawned the Gettysburg Address. 149 pages, softcover. Grades 6 & up.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 160 Vendor: Random House, Inc Publication Date: 1987 Dimensions: 7.63 X 5.19 (inches)
ISBN: 0394891813 ISBN-13: 9780394891811 UPC: 079808005999 Availability: In Stock
When troops entered Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the South seemed to be winning the Civil War. But Gettysburg was a turning point. After three bloody days of fighting, the Union finally won the battle. Inspired by the valor of the many thousands of soldiers who died there, President Lincoln visited Gettysburg to give a brief but moving tribute. His Gettysburg Address is one of the most famous speeches in American history.