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Abraham Lincoln, on horseback, leads the procession to the new Gettysburg cemetery

Gettysburg, with crowds returning from the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery, November 19, 1863
11/19/1863
At ten o'clock in the morning, after putting finishing touches to his remarks, President Lincoln, on horseback, joined a procession led by military bands from the Gettysburg town square down Baltimore Street to the new National Cemetery about three quarters of a mile away. The program of the dedication of the new burial ground ran until mid-afternoon with thousands in attendance.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
H. Orton Carmichael, Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (New York: Abingdon Press, 1917), 51-53.  
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