Today marks the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address.
Today on Verso, “A Usable Past” reflects on the ways Americans remember the Civil War.
image caption: Portrait of Lincoln by Alexander Gardner (1821–1882), taken on April 10, 1865. This carte de visite photograph is on display in the new permanent exhibition “Remarkable Works, Remarkable Times: Highlights from the Huntington Library.”
What a great day in history by a great American president, President Abraham Lincoln.