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We should long remember

All sorts of historic documents will be brought out in recognition of Veterans Day, today.
However it would be difficult to find one that is more appropriate than the one that was written by President Abraham Lincoln when he spoke at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Penn. on Nov. 19, 1863. And it is, again, most pertinent to consider on this day of the year.
From July 1-3, 1863, more than 170,000 Americans fought on this ground.
More than 7,500 of them never left the field alive.
As Lincoln observed, however, what was to ...


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