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The Governor of Pennsylvania misses his connection with the President at Hanover Junction

Hanover Junction, Pennsylvania, 1863, detail
11/18/1863
Abraham Lincoln had left Washington at noon for Gettysburg and the dedication of the new National Cemetery the next day.  He was scheduled to meet Governor Curtin of Pennsylvania at Hanover Junction, about forty-six miles from Gettysburg in York County, and travel on to their destination together. A mishap outside of Harrisburg delayed Curtin's train, however, and so the president's party went on alone, arriving at the town as dark fell.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
H. Orton Carmichael, Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (New York: Abingdon Press, 1917), 41.  
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