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1863 - the Rising Tide to Gettysburg

with Prof. Cheryl Boots, CGS and Alex Rankin, HGARC The year 1863 began with a proclamation of freedom, rose to a crescendo at Gettysburg, and after 172,103 casualties, ended with a national day of Thanksgiving. Come to the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center to view and hold first-hand accounts of the battle of Gettysburg, letters from Abraham Lincoln and his cabinet, diaries, photographs and more from the year that changed the nation forever.

6:00pm on Wednesday, February 20th 2013

771 Commonwealth Avenue, 5th Floor (HGARC Reading Room)

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