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Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and Stovepipe Hat Long-sleeved shirt

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Our exclusive design, the Gettysburg Address depicted on Lincoln's signature stovepipe hat.

See below for the historical background and more from the speech. 

The shirt: Your choice of fabrics and colors:
  • 100% American grown cotton 5.5 oz longsleeved shirt in Blue jean. Our softest 100% cotton shirt. Garment-dyed. S - 3X. See size chart.

This design is also available in a short-sleeved shirtsticker, and a magnet.

Also available "History Nerd" design with Abraham Lincoln in a crewneck shirtpullover sweatshirt in a deep red color, in magnetand a sticker.


Historical Background Behind the Design

President Lincoln delivered his brief remarks during the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on the afternoon of November 19, 1863, four and a half months after the Union armies defeated Confederate forces at the Battle of Gettysburg. 

"Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth, on this continent, a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

"Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived, and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battle-field of that war.

"We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting-place for those who here gave their lives, that that nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this. But, in a larger sense, we cannot dedicate, we cannot consecrate—we cannot hallow—this ground.

"The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it far above our poor power to add or detract.

"The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here.

"It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us—that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they here gave the last full measure of devotion—that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain—that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom, and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth." 

Edward Everett, considered the nation's greatest orator at that time, was the main speaker, not Lincoln. Everett spoke for two hours—you can read his speech here—and he was followed by a musical selection. Lincoln spoke next. His remarks lasted about two minutes.

 Source: Wikipedia


 Design © 2018 Larry Stuart Studio.

Shipping

Flat-rate shipping: Regardless of the number of items you order, the shipping price is still fixed at $5.95 for shirts, caps, unframed prints and posters, bracelets, lapel pins, pendants, button packs. And $8.95 for hooded and crewneck sweatshirts, mugs, and blankets.

Our flat rate shipping means you can add two or more t-shirts, sweatshirts, or caps for no additional shipping charge.


Timing

We try to ship orders within three business days of receiving them. This applies to in-stock items. Framed items or items requiring personalization may take up to two weeks longer.

We close for a week over Independence Day and Christmas. A notice will appear at the top of every page of the site in advance of this closure.

We ship most orders via USPS, so if the post office is closed, we won't be shipping orders that day.

If you need to receive your order by a certain date, such as to give as a gift or have for a trip, we recommend ordering at least two weeks in advance, especially if you are use USPS shipping. 

If you're looking for reliable, on-time deliveries, we strongly suggest upgrading to "UPS 3 Business Day Select Shipping."

Additional notes:

  • When fulfillment takes longer, such as around the Christmas holidays, we'll put up an announcement in the site and will list recommended shipping deadlines below.
  • If an item is out of stock, we will contact you.
  • If one of your items is an advance order, that will be noted on the product page along with an estimate of when it will ship. If that estimated date changes, the product page will be updated.

    Charges for shipping to destinations in the United States and to APO, DPO, and FPO addresses

    • Free shipping
      • On stickers, magnets, decals, patches, static clings, and individual button pins.

    • US Postal Service shipping - The least expensive, though also less reliable than UPS. We strong recommend selecting UPS (details below), especially during November and December.

      • $5.95 for shirts, caps, unframed prints and posters, bracelets, lapel pins, pendants, button packs.

        Regardless of the number of items you order, the shipping price is still fixed at $5.95. Our flat rate shipping means you can add another t-shirt, cap, or book for no additional shipping charge.

      • $8.95 for hooded and crewneck sweatshirts, mugs, and blankets.

    We strongly recommend using UPS, especially in November and December.
      • UPS 3 Business Day Select
      Cut off time: Order must be received by 3 pm Eastern and it will ship the next business day.
        UPS's normal (non-holiday) delivery guarantee is by the end of the third business day.  See the UPS site for details.
          • $14.95 for shirts, caps, unframed prints and posters, bracelets, lapel pins, pendants, button packs.

          • $18.95 for hooded and crewneck sweatshirts, mugs, and blankets.

          • If the actual shipping cost is much, much higher than what we’re charging, we reserve the right to contact customers to discuss options.

        • UPS Overnight (Next Business Day Delivery)
        Before placing your order, call 469-233-7712.

        Charges for shipping to destinations outside the United States

        Limited to US Postal Service International Service only.

        • Canada and Mexico

          • $18.00 for shirts, caps, unframed prints and posters, bracelets, lapel pins, pendants, button packs.
          • $24.00 for hooded and crewneck sweatshirts, mugs, and blankets.

        • Rest of the World

          • Rates starts at $65.00.

        Additional charges for all destinations

        Some large, heavy items may have an additional shipping charge.  If that's the case, it will be noted on the product page.

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          All designs are copyrighted by The History List and the History Nerd text and design on t-shirts is a registered trademark. If you see a knock off, please let me know.

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          Your purchases support our mission to engage people with local history and to support historic sites and history organizations across the country.

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          John P.
          Awesome shirt

          High quaity, cotton material. The stovepipe hat with Lincoln’s Gettysburg address is very nice and looks great.

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          Ashley A.
          Fits great

          I love the design! I ordered a large and it fits great - true to size.
          Can’t wait to wear it at history sites out and about soon!

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          Michelle C.
          Lincoln’s Gettysburg address stovepipe hat

          The quality of the long sleeve is great, it’s a heavy cotton. Love the color and what’s not to love about Lincoln. The History List is Five Stars!

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          Chiara G.
          Great design and colors!

          The Lincoln design is so clear and unique. I love the shade of blue on the shirt. The material is soft and durable. Great for any Lincoln fan!

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          Melinda G.
          Great shirt

          Nice color and design! High quality shirt with good cuffs and collar.

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          Mike
          Great!

          Love it!

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