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everett, edward

American statesman and orator who is mainly remembered for delivering the speech immediately preceding President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (Nov. 19, 1863) at the ceremony dedicating the Gettysburg National Cemetery (Pa.) during the American Civil War (1861-65).

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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