Find out who wrote the stirring words below – and why the date and the time are so important. You might be surprised that a man was writing a sweet, enduring love letter to his wife at this moment in our nation’s history.

Now, I go; but remember always that I love you with all my heart and soul, with every fiber of my being; that now and forever I am yours – yours, my beloved. It is almost three o’clock. My soul reaches out to yours – my prayers. I’ll keep up a skookum tumtum [Chinook for strong heart] for Virginia and for you, my darling.

– Your Soldier
July 3, 1863 Gettysburg

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