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In the midst of unprecedented political troubles we have cause of great gratitude to God for unusual good health and most abundant harvests... The struggle of today is not altogether for today – it is for a vast future also.  With a reliance on Providence all the more firm and earnest, let us proceed in the great task which events have devolved upon us. 

—Abraham Lincoln
First Annual Message to Congress, December 3, 1861