In an article published on Tuesday, November 19 in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Gettysburg College was mentioned in relation to the Dedication Day ceremony. The article predominately focuses on the relevancy of this historical event and what it symbolizes to the public.
From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
The message today on one of the nation's most famous battlefields: Abraham Lincoln’s call to action 150 years ago is as relevant in 2013 as it was in 1863.
Bryce Stenzel said he and two friends came from New Ulm, Minn., to Adams County to be part of the commemoration today of Lincoln’s famous speech at the Soldiers’ National Cemetery. About 3,500 casualties of the Battle of Gettysburg – hundreds of them unidentified – are among the 6,000 people buried there.
In his two-minute speech on Nov. 19, 1863, Lincoln reminded his listeners that they owed a duty to the soldiers who died there to assure that “government of the people, by the people, for the people” would endure.