Study: Gettysburg Address Delivered While Abe Lincoln Was Weak

5/18/2007 • Abraham Lincoln, Civil War 1863, Civil War Battlefields, Confederate Generals, Confederate Soldiers, News, The Gettysburg Address

Abraham Lincoln might have been in the early stages of a life-threatening type of smallpox when he delivered his Gettysburg Address, lauded as one of history’s greatest speeches and an archetype of genius brevity.