Gettysburg Seminar Papers

Abraham Lincoln, David Wills and the Soldiers' National Cemetery


Cover (HTML) (PDF version)

Cover: The Soldier's National Monument in the Gettysburg National Cemetery. (Gettysburg NMP)

Title Page (PDF)

Fontispiece (PDF)

Table of Contents (PDF)

Contributors (HTML) (PDF version)

Forward (HTML) (PDF version)

The Gettysburg Address (HTML) (PDF version)

The Soldiers’ National Cemetery at Gettysburg, ca. 1910. (Gettysburg NMP)

(The following essays are in PDF format)

"Simple Grandeur" The Creation of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery at Gettysburg and the Men Who Stepped Forward to Make Their Contribution
Rob Wingert, Licensed Battlefield Guide, Gettysburg

"Acting as an agent for Governor Curtin" — David Wills and His Mark on Gettysburg
Daniel Welch, Gettysburg Foundation

A Presidential Trip to Gettysburg
Karlton D. Smith, Gettysburg National Military Park

The Verbal Tapestry of the Gettysburg Address
Charles Teague, Gettysburg National Military Park

The Soldiers’ National Cemetery at Gettysburg: Where The Preservation Movement Began
Nicholas Redding, Executive Director, Preservation Maryland

Profiles: Soldiers in the National Cemetery
John Hoptak, Gettysburg National Military Park

A pretty tough pull on me." Private John Edmonds, Battery H, 1st Ohio Light Artillery
Daniel Welch, Gettysburg Foundation

Our Ever Changing National Cemeteries
John S. Heiser, Gettysburg National Military Park

The Unfinished Work- Abraham Lincoln, David Wills & The Soldiers’ National Cemetery Papers of the Fifteenth Semi-Annual Gettysburg National Military Park Seminar, 2014 is a publication of Gettysburg National Military Park, July 2015. All rights reserved.

Edited by John S. Heiser, Historian, Gettysburg National Military Park

Printed by Publishers Express Press- Flambeau Litho Corporation, P.O. Box 123, 200 West 5th Street South, Ladysmith, WI 54848

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