http://www.abrahamlincolnonline.org/lincoln/speeches/thanks.htm

This is the proclamation which set the precedent for America's national day of Thanksgiving. During his administration, President Lincoln issued many orders ...

https://www.gilderlehrman.org/content/thanksgiving-proclamation-1863

However, it wasn't until October 3, 1863, at the height of the Civil War, that President Abraham Lincoln issued a Thanksgiving Day proclamation encouraging ...

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/11/26/thanksgiving-abraham-lincoln-franklin-roosevelt/3685975/

Nov 26, 2013 ... Presidents Abraham Lincoln and FDR forged the Thanksgiving holiday as we ... But declaring Thanksgiving Day a formal holiday on the fourth ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thanksgiving_(United_States)

... of the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln, ... a national Thanksgiving Day, to be celebrated on the 26th, ...

https://obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/sites/default/files/docs/transcript_for_abraham_lincoln_thanksgiving_proclamation_1863.pdf

Transcript for President Abraham Lincoln's Thanksgiving Proclamation from October 3, ... November next as a Day of Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent ...

https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2018/11/20/we-celebrate-thanksgiving-because-this-poignant-proclamation-abraham-lincoln/

Nov 20, 2018 ... Many Americans will seek sustenance in Thanksgiving, a day “set apart” by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863, in the midst of the Civil War.

https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/lincoln-proclaims-official-thanksgiving-holiday

Nov 16, 2009 ... On this day in 1863, expressing gratitude for a pivotal Union Army victory at Gettysburg, President Abraham Lincoln announces that the nation ...

https://www.nps.gov/liho/learn/historyculture/lincoln-and-thanksgiving.htm

Jan 30, 2016 ... President Abraham Lincoln's Thanksgiving Proclamation, published on ... Thursday of November next, as a day of Thanksgiving and Praise to ...

https://rogerjnorton.com/Lincoln99.html

Information about Abraham Lincoln and Thanksgiving. ... Abraham Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday in November as a national day of Thanksgiving.

http://www.pilgrimhallmuseum.org/pdf/TG_Presidential_Thanksgiving_Proclamations_1862_1869.pdf

1863-1869: Abraham Lincoln,. Andrew Johnson, Ulysses S. Grant. A DAY OF FASTING & HUMILIATION (NOT THANKSGIVING!) 1861 by JEFFERSON DAVIS  ...