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Selected  Civil War Figures: Davis, Lee, Grant, Stanton, Lincoln, Douglas.

Portrait length color image of President Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg, 1863  aka. The Great Emancipator, by George Stuart.
Text: Signature image of President Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg, 1863  aka. The Great Emancipator, by George Stuart.

He was asked to say…”Just a few words, Mr. President… just a few words…”

Standing in the rain, ill with fever and despairing that his listerners would not stay through his “few words”, he encapsulated the entire meaning of the hideous war and its outcome. In two minutes, he spoke the greatest message the nation was ever to hear!

Full length color image of President Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg, 1863  aka. The Great Emancipator, by George Stuart.

Left close up color image of President Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg, 1863  aka. The Great Emancipator, by George Stuart.

Right closup color image of President Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg, 1863  aka. The Great Emancipator, by George Stuart.

Portrait by artist-historian George Stuart.
Courtesy George S. Stuart.

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