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Uncle Sam Day

Uncle Sam Day is held on September 13. This event in the second decade of the month September is annual. Help us Help us 
13 September - Uncle Sam Day
The tall, white-haired, white-bearded figure is the national personification of government. In 1961, Congress recognized Samuel Wilson of Troy, New York, as the progenitor of this celebrated American symbol.
The official version states that his link to the government dates back to the War of 1812, when butcher Samuel Wilson of Troy supplied food to the U.S. Army. Samuel packaged the meat with the initials "US".
Many soldiers began calling him "Uncle Sam" and eventually the initials of his nickname (US) became associated with the U.S. government itself.

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