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Picture of a woman in period costume lighting a candle by a grave at Gettysburg
July 2, 2021

Remembering Gettysburg

A volunteer at Gettysburg Battlefield, Pennsylvania, lights one of the 3,500 candles that honor the Union soldiers who died during the Civil War battle in 1863. The ceremony occurs annually on Remembrance Day, which marks the anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.
Photograph by Michael Melford, Nat Geo Image Collection

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