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

In her letter to Lincoln she mentioned that she had been advocating a national thanksgiving date for 15 years as the editor of Godey's Lady's Book. George ...

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,. 1863. By the President of the United States. A Proclamation. The year  ...

https://www.gilderlehrman.org/history-resources/spotlight-primary-source/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.history.com/this-day-in-history/lincoln-proclaims-official-thanksgiving-holiday

In fact, no official Thanksgiving proclamation was issued by any president ... The fourth Thursday of November remained the annual day of Thanksgiving from ...

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

Jan 30, 2016 ... Library of Congress image. Abraham Lincoln's Thanksgiving Proclamation. On October 3, 1863, in the third fall of the Civil War, President ...

https://www.forbes.com/sites/chuckdevore/2019/11/27/how-president-lincoln-created-thanksgiving/

Nov 27, 2019 ... Amidst a raging Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln issued a “Proclamation of Thanksgiving” on October 3, 1863, 74 years to the day after ...

https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/documents/proclamation-118-thanksgiving-day-1864

Now, therefore, I, Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, do hereby appoint and set apart the last Thursday in November next as a day which I desire to ...

https://www.fords.org/blog/post/thank-you-mr-president-lincoln-and-the-thanksgiving-proclamation/

That person is Abraham Lincoln, and his connection to this American holiday may surprise you. The First Thanksgiving. The tradition of Thanksgiving began long ...

https://www.thoughtco.com/abraham-lincolns-thanksgiving-proclamation-1773571

Jan 27, 2019 ... Thanksgiving did not become a national holiday in the United States until the fall of 1863 when President Abraham Lincoln issued a ...

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. “The ...