Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War

Lincoln: the Constitution and the Civil War, a traveling exhibition for libraries, was organized by the National Constitution Center and the American Library Association Public Programs Office. The traveling exhibition has been made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Lincoln: the Constitution and the Civil War is based on an exhibition of the same name developed by the National Constitution Center.

The Gettysburg Address. Owned by John George Nicolay, Lincoln’s private secretary.
Courtesy of Library of Congress; Prints & Photographs Division
The Gettysburg Address was delivered by President Lincoln in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, at the dedication of a national military cemetery on November 19, 1863.