Thanksgiving Proclamation ~1863

Creation of a Holiday.

Lincoln’s proclamation to the nation creating Thanksgiving as a holiday as respite for a nation at war. Eloquent. Somber. Reflective.

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Source: The Smoky Hill and Republic Union, 1863.

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  1. Even though it is Friday, my oldest and I headed out to see what was what. I can attest to one thing, all the coffee (that is good) is wiped from the grocer shelves.

    And since I know who to go and talk to in the grocery store they opened a lane just for us too. ( It must have been my girly smile.)

    I love having superpowers. ;o)

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