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Lincoln Spotted Among Throngs in Rare Gettysburg Photo

A former Disney animator and self-proclaimed Abraham Lincoln nut appears to have identified the 16th president in one of the only known photographs of the Gettysburg dedication ceremony.

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7 Things You Should Know About the Battle of Gettysburg

On the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, explore seven ways that the bloody engagement forever changed America.

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Day 2 at Gettysburg: The Union Line Holds at Little Round Top

When Union troops in the hills south of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, pushed back a Confederate onslaught 150 years ago today, it proved to be the turning point of the battle that turned the tide of the war.

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Remembering the Only Civilian to Die at Gettysburg

On the 150th anniversary of her death, find out how a 20-year-old seamstress became the Battle of Gettysburg’s lone civilian casualty.

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Key Part of Gettysburg Battlefield Preserved

The National Park Service has acquired a former golf course where a series of bloody clashes took place on the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg.