Added by staff

Get quotes of the day


How do you feel today?    I feel ...

To morrow being the day set apart by the Honorable Congress for public Thanksgiving and Praise; and duty calling us devoutely to express our grateful acknowledgements to God for the manifold blessings he has granted us. The General directs that the army remain in its present quarters, and that the Chaplains perform divine service with their several Corps and brigades. And earnestly exhorts, all officers and soldiers, whose absence is not indispensibly necessary, to attend with reverence the solemnities of the day.

This quote is about uncategorised.

Record how this quote makes you feel.

You can report quote corrections via the "Conversation" tab below

Search on Google Books to find citations of this quotation.

Source Notes: Source: General GEORGE WASHINGTON, general orders, December 17, 1777.The Writings of George Washington, ed. John C. Fitzpatrick, vol. 10, p. 168 .

A bit about George Washington ...

George Washington was commander in chief of the Continental army during the American Revolution and first president of the United States (1789-97).

These people bookmarked this quote:

wholenote avatar
wholenote

I'm female, say nothing


Get Quotes of the Day

Your daily dose of thought, inspiration and motivation.