Thanksgiving. Thank you for taking the time to read and reflect upon the initiation of this great American holiday. Let’s be thankful to Him for this opportunity we Americans have to awaken from slumber and arise with bold conviction to preserve this land of the free, which is truly a gift. May God continue to shower His grace and mercy upon America and cover our ignorance and transgressions with His infinite love. God bless you and Happy Thanksgiving!
Proclamation of Thanksgiving
Washington, D.C. October 3, 1863