Yahoo News mentions College's connection to Gettysburg Address

In an article published on November 11, Yahoo News mentions the connection between Gettysburg College and Lincoln's Gettysburg Address - namely, that a Gettysburg College alumnus invited Lincoln to give the speech.

From Yahoo News:

If a Gettysburg College alumnus hadn't invited President Abraham Lincoln to town in November 1863, Lincoln may have never delivered one of the most memorable speeches in American history.

David Wills, an 1851 graduate of Gettysburg College (then Pennsylvania College) and prominent local lawyer who worked to establish Soldiers' National Cemetery, invited Lincoln to deliver "a few appropriate remarks" at the cemetery's dedication.


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