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A group of Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians, as well as pupils and faculty from the[.

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:::::::::: Vintage Photograph :::::::::: Two veterans of the Battle of Gettysburg. The picture was taken in at a reunion held on the battlefield. The man sitting on the rocks is a Confederate soldier, and the man standing is a Union soldier.

Gettysburg, PA: "Life-size sculpture honoring Elizabeth Thorn, who was six months pregnant when she dug graves and buried 102 bodies after the battle. Most of her belongings were also destroyed during the battle, since her home, like all available structures, was used to house wounded soldiers. "Her baby girl was born in the fall, small and weak. Elizabeth said she never regained her full health after the battle of Gettysburg and its aftermath."

Elizabeth Thorn, pregnant wife of the manager of Gettysburg's main cemetery, dug 102 graves for dead soldiers after the battle. A life-size sculpture at the cemetery commemorates her deeds.

Military experts and scholars estimate that at least 50 Chinese men were soldiers and sailors in the Union forces. Some were even in the Confederate forces. For example, there was one man from Gloucester, Mass. who was in the 23rd Massachusetts Infantry and participated in several battles. Another one from Connecticut was in the Battle of Gettysburg.

Portrait of an unidentified Chinese Union soldier, ca. Military experts and scholars estimate that at least 50 Chinese men were soldiers and sailors in the Union forces. Some were even in the Confederate forces.

Today in history: On November 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address.

The Gettysburg Address is a speech by U. President Abraham Lincoln, delivered the afternoon of Thursday, November One of the greatest speeches in the history of the United States.

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Whirlwinds family in front of his tipi.

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