Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and the Battle of Gettysburg Through Primary Sources

Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and the Battle of Gettysburg Through Primary Sources

by Carin T. Ford

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Overview

President Abraham Lincoln delivered these words in his Gettysburg Address, a speech commemorating the fallen soldiers at the Battle of Gettysburg. The three-day battle, the bloodiest ever fought on American soil, was the turning point of the Civil War. The Union claimed victory, and the Confederacy suffered heavy losses. But both sides had thousands of casualties. Author Carin T. Ford explores this pivotal battle in American history and the famous speech that memorialized it forever.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766041264
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/01/2013
Series: The Civil War Through Primary Sources Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.73(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.36(d)
Lexile: 840L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

1 Invading the North 5

2 Second Day of Battle 16

3 Pickett's Charge 21

4 After the Battle 28

5 Remembrance 36

Timeline 42

Chapter Notes 44

Glossary 46

Further Reading (Books and Internet Addresses) 47

Index 48

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