Gettysburg Commemorative Ceremony

Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, delivered the keynote address at the “New… read more

Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, delivered the keynote address at the “New Birth of Freedom” Commemorative Ceremony at Gettysburg National Military Park, honoring the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place 150 years ago on July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil. The ceremony also included performances by the United States Military Academy Orchestra and country music artist Trace Adkins, a dramatic reading of eyewitness accounts of the battle, and a candlelight procession to the Soldiers' National Cemetery to see luminaries marking each of the more than 3,500 graves of Union soldiers killed in the Battle of Gettysburg. close

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Gettysburg Commemorative Ceremony

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313031-14
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Jun 30, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 15, 2013

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  • Jun 30, 2013 | 10:30am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 30, 2013 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 01, 2013 | 5:37am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 04, 2013 | 5:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 05, 2013 | 5:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 15, 2013 | 11:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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