Visitors and townsfolk serenade President Lincoln on a warm and clear Gettysburg evening

Abraham Lincoln was being hosted in the home of David Wills the night before the dedication of Gettysburg's new National Cemetery.  On a warm moonlit, evening, assembled crowds serenaded the president below the windows of the house on the town square.  Lincoln spoke a few words and then the crowd moved onto to serenade Secretary of State William Seward, who was staying at another private house nearby.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
H. Orton Carmichael, Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (New York: Abingdon Press, 1917), 45-46.  
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