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Indiana Historical Bureau

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Lincoln to the Citizens of Indiana

Location: 402 W. Washington Street at Missouri Street, Indianapolis. (Marion County, Indiana)

Erected by the Indiana Historical Society, February 11, 1961

ID# : 49.1961.2

Text

"...it is your business...if the Union of these States, and the liberties of this people, shall be lost....It is your business to rise up and preserve the Union...." From speech by President-elect Abraham Lincoln at intersection of Washington and Missouri Streets, Indianapolis, February 11, 1861.

Note

Read the full speech from the Indianapolis Daily Journal, February 12, 1861.

Keywords

Politics, Military