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Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

In November 1863, President Abraham Lincoln accepted an invitation to speak at the dedication ceremony for the new cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania where the Union Army dead from the battle there in July were...


Sergeant Charles H. Anson Rides With Abraham Lincoln

The 11th Vermont Infantry was organized in September of 1862 and departed for Washington DC later that month. The regiment was deployed in the defenses of the heavily fortified city, and was renamed the 1st...


The Brainerd Monument in St. Albans, Vermont

On May 5th, 1864 Private Joseph P. Brainerd of Company L,  1st Vermont Cavalry Regiment, was on patrol along the line of march of the Union Army of the Potomac as Lieutenant General Ulysses...