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Posts Tagged: Civil War

Memorial Day: When the flowers are in bloom

It likely began as spontaneous gatherings during the Civil War or soon after the war ended in 1865.

In May 1868, it was officially proclaimed as Decoration Day, when flowers were placed on the graves of Union and Confederate soldiers.… Continue Reading