Connect with us

Happy Memorial Day from txGarage

Garage

Happy Memorial Day from txGarage

On Memorial Day, formerly know as Decoration Day, we observe U.S. soldiers who died while in military service. First enacted to honor Union solders of the Civil War and remind us all of our brave men and women who pay the ultimate price for freedom.
Here on txGarage we would like to do something a little different to respect the heritage of our nation and our solders. So here is a little history of one of the greatest speeches given in our nation.

the Gettysburg Address

the Gettysburg Address

On Memorial Day, formerly know as Decoration Day, we observe U.S. soldiers who died while in military service. First enacted to honor Union solders of the Civil War and remind us all of our brave men and women who pay the ultimate price for freedom.

Here on txGarage we would like to do something a little different to respect the heritage of our nation and our solders. So here is a little history of one of the greatest speeches given in our nation.

Transcript of Gettysburg Address

Executive Mansion,
Washington, , 1863 .

Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth, upon 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 it, as a final resting place for those who died here, that the nation might live. This we may, in all propriety do. But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate — we can not consecrate — we can not hallow, this ground– The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have hallowed it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here; while it can never forget what they did here.

It is rather for us, the living, to stand here, we here be dedica-ted 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 these dead shall not have died in vain; that the nation, 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.

[source: WebNews]

Continue Reading
Adam Moore

Adam was one of the founding members of txGarage back in 2007 when he worked for a Suzuki dealership in Dallas, TX. He is now our Publisher and Editor-in-Chief. He's always been into cars and trucks and has extensive knowledge on both. Check Adam out on twitter @txgarage.

More in Garage

Looking for local events?
Check out our Event Calendar!

Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting content and updates from TXGARAGE to your email inbox.

epidemic sound affiliate link

Soundtrack like a pro, without breaking the bank.
MUSIC FOR CONTENT CREATORS

To Top