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A special section: Lincoln's visits to our region

With the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address arriving Tuesday, the BND takes a look at how he touched the metro-east and Southern Illinois, the places he visited in our region, and what his speech meant to the war effort and our country’s history.

Click on this link for a special section containing stories, videos, photos, galleries and an interactive map about our 16th president.