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This is the first in a series of letters or messages sent to President Abraham Lincoln during the Invasion of Pennsylvania by the Rebels during June and July of 1863.  Other Letters to LINCOLN in this series include: Letters to LINCOLN; “We need John C. Fremont” Letters to LINCOLN; “The

In a previous post (Looking Back on the 100th Anniversary Commemoration of The Battle of Gettysburg; Part 1), I noted “The Official Program of A Nation United on the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg” contained this reference to other centennial commemorations in the area: During the several days

I was reviewing my collection of items from 1962 and 1963.  The collection contains a good many things relating to the 100th Anniversary Celebration of The Battle of Gettysburg, so I thought I’d focus on comparing the upcoming 150th to the 100th Anniversary Celebration within selected YorksPast posts; over the