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GETTYSBURG
National Military Park
Cover of Gettysburg National Military Park Booklet


Contents


THE SITUATION, SPRING 1863

THE PLAN OF CAMPAIGN

THE FIRST DAY

The Two Armies Converge on Gettysburg
The Battle of Oak Ridge

THE SECOND DAY

Preliminary Movements and Plans
Longstreet Attacks on the Right
Warren Saves Little Round Top
Culp's Hill

THE THIRD DAY

Cannonade at Dawn: Culp's Hill and Spangler's Spring
Lee Plans a Final Thrust
Lee and Meade Set the Stage
Artillery Duel at One O'clock
Climax at Gettysburg
Cavalry Action

END OF INVASION

LINCOLN AND GETTYSBURG

Establishment of a Burial Ground
Dedication of the Cemetery
Genesis of the Gettysburg Address
The Five Autograph Copies of the Gettysburg Address
Soldiers' National Monument
The Lincoln Address Memorial

ANNIVERSARY REUNIONS OF CIVIL WAR VETERANS

THE PARK

ADMINISTRATION

SUGGESTED READINGS

APPENDIX: WEAPONS AND TACTICS AT GETTYSBURG

GALLERY: F. D. BRISCOE BATTLE PAINTINGS

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Historical Handbook Number Nine
1954 (Revised 1962)

This publication is one of a series of handbooks describing the historical and archeological areas in the National Park System administered by the National Park Service of the United States Department of the Interior. It is printed by the Government Printing Office and may be purchased from the Superintendent of Documents, Washington 25, D.C. Price 40 cents

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The National Park System, of which Gettysburg National Military Park is a unit, is dedicated to conserving the scenic, scientific, and historic heritage of the United States for the benefit and inspiration of its people.

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Stewart L. Udall, Secretary

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
Conrad L. Wirth, Director

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