View from the position of the 147th Pennsylvania Volunteers before they charged the works within the distant tree line held by the men from Ewell's Second Corp of the Army of Northern Virginia. This is Pardee Field on the Southern Face of Culp's Hill. Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania.
The Gettysburg Address - This Day in History: November 19, 1863: On this day in the year 1863, Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States, took the podium to dedicate a small portion of a field in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania to the thousands of men who lost their lives there during the Battle of Gettysburg. To the amazement of all at that time, as well as in recorded history, he managed to deliver one of the best speeches in American history in less than two minutes.