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Marshall Independent
Lyon County Soldiers’ Memorialan opportunity to develop this uncharted corner of the state. These Civil War
Lyon County Soldiers’ Memorial
Marshall Independent / Posted 6 days ago
an opportunity to develop this uncharted corner of the state. These Civil War veterans joined a national group called The Grand Army of the Republic or more commonly known as the GAR. The GAR of Marshall and the surrounding area raised money to... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Civil War soldier memorialized at Cedar Grove Cemeterythat ended Ennever’s life while an honor guard presented colors and a 21-gun sa
Civil War soldier memorialized at Cedar Grove Cemetery
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 7 days ago
that ended Ennever’s life while an honor guard presented colors and a 21-gun salute.Michel was also presented with a GAR (Grand Army of the Republic) medal.“We are here to honor the memory of a soldier who died here in New Bern over 152 years... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area meetings and events18th Century for Women and Children, June 26, 1 p.m., Salt Springs Park, 2305 S
Your guide to area meetings and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
18th Century for Women and Children, June 26, 1 p.m., Salt Springs Park, 2305 Salt Springs Road, Montrose. 570-967-7275. Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum:open house, noon to 3 p.m., Scranton City Hall, Mulberry Street entrance.... Read more
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Mashable
There may be a better way to find would-be lone-wolf terrorists, study suggestsbetween January 1 and August 31, 2015. Attendees listen to speakers at a memor
There may be a better way to find would-be lone-wolf terrorists, study suggests
Mashable / Posted 10 days ago
between January 1 and August 31, 2015. Attendees listen to speakers at a memorial gathering for those killed in Orlando at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, on June 14, 2016. Image: Spencer Platt/Getty Images The researchers saw that individual members... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Community Events Listings, June 16, 20161956 reunion planning meeting, June 23, 6:30 p.m., St. Georges Restaurant, Chur
Community Events Listings, June 16, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
1956 reunion planning meeting, June 23, 6:30 p.m., St. Georges Restaurant, Church Street. Lackawanna County Open house: Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum open house, Saturday, noon-3 p.m., Scranton City Hall, ADA entrance, Mulberry... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
History becomes iconographyin September 1862. In 1892, these veterans recovered the bell from its hiding p
History becomes iconography
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 10 days ago
in September 1862. In 1892, these veterans recovered the bell from its hiding place while attending an encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR). They brought it to their GAR Club House in Marlborough, Massachusetts. Eventually, the bell... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
California girl, Palestine roots: Details emerge about Orlando shooter’s wifethe smartest, but she was beautiful. Attendees listen to speakers at a memoria
California girl, Palestine roots: Details emerge about Orlando shooter’s wife
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 days ago
the smartest, but she was beautiful. Attendees listen to speakers at a memorial gathering for those killed in Orlando at Grand Army Plaza. (AFP) “You know, some kids after high school, they open up the box and the world is theirs. She was inside... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to meetings and events in Northeast Pennsylvaniain Nature, June 26, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., prices vary 94 Sanctuary Road, Lake Ariel
Your guide to meetings and events in Northeast Pennsylvania
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
in Nature, June 26, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., prices vary 94 Sanctuary Road, Lake Ariel. To register email educator@lacawac.org. Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum:open house, Saturday, noon to 3 p.m., Scranton City Hall, Mulberry Street... Read more
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Daily Mail
Vigils for victims of Orlando massacre continue:Rey LGBTT Community Center on Tuesday Attendees listen to speakers at a memori
Vigils for victims of Orlando massacre continue:
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Rey LGBTT Community Center on Tuesday Attendees listen to speakers at a memorial gathering for those killed in Orlando at Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn, New York City The crowd held up candles in plastic holders as they listened to speakers 'This... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area meetings and eventsLibrary: book sale, May 21, 9 a.m. to noon; mah jongg, Mondays, 1 to 4 p.m., 38
Your guide to area meetings and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Library: book sale, May 21, 9 a.m. to noon; mah jongg, Mondays, 1 to 4 p.m., 3879 Hancock Highway, Equinunk. 570-224-8500. Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum:open house, May 21, 12:30 to 3 p.m., Scranton City Hall, Mulberry Street... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area meetings and eventsin Nature, June 26, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., prices vary 94 Sanctuary Road, Lake Ariel
Your guide to area meetings and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
in Nature, June 26, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., prices vary 94 Sanctuary Road, Lake Ariel. To register email educator@lacawac.org. Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum:open house, Saturday, noon to 3 p.m., Scranton City Hall, Mulberry Street... Read more
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The Oklahoman
We the People: National genealogical society hosts convention in IllinoisElizabeth Shown Mills and other notable genealogical presenters. Topics will i
We the People: National genealogical society hosts convention in Illinois
The Oklahoman / Posted 13 days ago
Elizabeth Shown Mills and other notable genealogical presenters. Topics will include genealogical societies, research in Grand Army of the Republic, Chicago Research, Naturalization Records, Irish Immigration into the Midwest, Known Dead in the... Read more
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Raw Story
Tony Awards 2016: a brief history of the woman behind the biggest event in show businessand began pursuing roles on Broadway and beyond. She managed to sustain herself
Tony Awards 2016: a brief history of the woman behind the biggest event in show business
Raw Story / Posted 16 days ago
and began pursuing roles on Broadway and beyond. She managed to sustain herself, achieving roles in The Music Master and A Grand Army Man before being swept off her feet by her former beau Frank Wheastcroft Frueauff. The pair were married in 1909... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area meetings and eventsmahjong, Wednesdays, 10 a.m., 612 Jefferson Ave., Most events open to the publi
Your guide to area meetings and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
mahjong, Wednesdays, 10 a.m., 612 Jefferson Ave., Most events open to the public but require reservations. 570-342-0204. Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum:open house, June 18, noon to 3 p.m., Scranton City Hall, Mulberry Street... Read more
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The Herald News
Orlando trip in view for Swansea teens making historyhost a spaghetti night fundraiser this Friday, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Ol
Orlando trip in view for Swansea teens making history
The Herald News / Posted 16 days ago
host a spaghetti night fundraiser this Friday, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Old White Church, which is located at 1113 Grand Army Highway in Swansea. Tickets are $10 each. Norwick said an individual or group can also sponsor one of the teens,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area meetings and eventsmahjong, Wednesdays, 10 a.m., 612 Jefferson Ave., Most events open to the publi
Your guide to area meetings and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
mahjong, Wednesdays, 10 a.m., 612 Jefferson Ave., Most events open to the public but require reservations. 570-342-0204. Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum:open house, June 18, noon to 3 p.m., Scranton City Hall, Mulberry Street... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area meetings and eventsmahjong, Wednesdays, 10 a.m., 612 Jefferson Ave., Most events open to the publi
Your guide to area meetings and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
mahjong, Wednesdays, 10 a.m., 612 Jefferson Ave., Most events open to the public but require reservations. 570-342-0204. Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum:open house, June 18, noon to 3 p.m., Scranton City Hall, Mulberry Street... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Detroit restaurants toast Vernors with special menu items, cocktailsJames Vernor, the namesake and creator of Vernors ginger ale, was a famous memb
Detroit restaurants toast Vernors with special menu items, cocktails
Detroit Free Press / Posted 18 days ago
James Vernor, the namesake and creator of Vernors ginger ale, was a famous member of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), a group of Civil War veterans who met at the castle-like GAR Building on Cass and Grand River. So it would make perfect sense... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area meetings and eventsmahjong, Wednesdays, 10 a.m., 612 Jefferson Ave., Most events open to the publi
Your guide to area meetings and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
mahjong, Wednesdays, 10 a.m., 612 Jefferson Ave., Most events open to the public but require reservations. 570-342-0204. Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum:open house, June 18, noon to 3 p.m., Scranton City Hall, Mulberry Street... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area meetings and eventsmahjong, Wednesdays, 10 a.m., 612 Jefferson Ave., Most events open to the publi
Your guide to area meetings and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
mahjong, Wednesdays, 10 a.m., 612 Jefferson Ave., Most events open to the public but require reservations. 570-342-0204. Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum:open house, June 18, noon to 3 p.m., Scranton City Hall, Mulberry Street... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Grand Army starts work on next GRFC tifoGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- The Grand Army, Grand Rapids Football Club's unofficial
Grand Army starts work on next GRFC tifo
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 21 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- The Grand Army, Grand Rapids Football Club's unofficial support base, has started working on their second tifo of the season - set to be revealed on Friday when GRFC hosts Detroit City FC in an NPSL match. A "tifo" is an... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Blacksmiths Gather in Newtonia, Mo to Share Their CraftCenter holds a rain barrel auction. The Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubo
Blacksmiths Gather in Newtonia, Mo to Share Their Craft
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 21 days ago
Center holds a rain barrel auction. The Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubon Center holds a rain barrel auction. The Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in Miami, OK Honors Fallen Vets with FlagsThe Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
SEK Art Fest Makes Big Reveal at Pittsburg Farmer's MarketCenter holds a rain barrel auction. The Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubo
SEK Art Fest Makes Big Reveal at Pittsburg Farmer's Market
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 21 days ago
Center holds a rain barrel auction. The Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubon Center holds a rain barrel auction. The Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in Miami, OK Honors Fallen Vets with FlagsThe Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Joplin Police Department Trainees Experience TaserCenter holds a rain barrel auction. The Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubo
Joplin Police Department Trainees Experience Taser
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 22 days ago
Center holds a rain barrel auction. The Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubon Center holds a rain barrel auction. The Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in Miami, OK Honors Fallen Vets with FlagsThe Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Community Events Listings, June 3, 2016hosting an Alex’s Lemon­ade Stand, Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Courthouse Square, S
Community Events Listings, June 3, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
hosting an Alex’s Lemon­ade Stand, Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Courthouse Square, Spruce Street and Adams Avenue. Open house: Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum, June 18, noon-3 p.m., Scranton City Hall, ADA entrance, Mulber­ry Street next to... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Editorial: Enriching memories, lives is admirable workLee County Historical and Genealogical Society, and those who have supported hi
Editorial: Enriching memories, lives is admirable work
SaukValley.com / Posted 23 days ago
Lee County Historical and Genealogical Society, and those who have supported his project to restore or replace cast-iron Grand Army of the Republic stars at the graves of Dixon veterans in Oakwood Cemetery. The 5-year project restored 192 stars... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
U.S. Senator James Lankford Has Lunch With the People of Miami, OK.Center holds a rain barrel auction. The Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubo
U.S. Senator James Lankford Has Lunch With the People of Miami, OK.
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 24 days ago
Center holds a rain barrel auction. The Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubon Center holds a rain barrel auction. The Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in Miami, OK Honors Fallen Vets with FlagsThe Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in... Read more
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Ogle County News
Mt. Morris celebrates its 150th Memorial DayCivil War veterans founding their organization in March of 1865. They named it
Mt. Morris celebrates its 150th Memorial Day
Ogle County News / Posted 25 days ago
Civil War veterans founding their organization in March of 1865. They named it the Lt. James M. Smith Post 720 of the Grand Army of the Republic after the Mt. Morris soldier who had joined Company H of the Rock River Rifles, part of the... Read more
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The Washington Times
SCOT FAULKNER: Commemoration conundrumin September 1862. In 1892, these veterans recovered the bell from its hiding p
SCOT FAULKNER: Commemoration conundrum
The Washington Times / Posted 25 days ago
in September 1862. In 1892, these veterans recovered the bell from its hiding place while attending an encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR). They brought it to their GAR Club House in Marlborough, Mass. Eventually, the bell ended... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Vehicle Crashes Through Fence of G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami OklahomaCenter holds a rain barrel auction. The Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubo
Vehicle Crashes Through Fence of G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami Oklahoma
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 25 days ago
Center holds a rain barrel auction. The Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubon Center holds a rain barrel auction. The Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in Miami, OK Honors Fallen Vets with FlagsThe Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Beverly Hills News – Los Angeles Observes Veterans Dayof the Civil War dead with flowers. It was established 25 days earlier by Maj.
Beverly Hills News – Los Angeles Observes Veterans Day
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 26 days ago
of the Civil War dead with flowers. It was established 25 days earlier by Maj. Gen. John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, an organization of veterans who fought for the Union in the Civil War. It is believed that date... Read more
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Daily Herald
Villages thank 104-old Grayslake veteranWar II. Full story. An Elgin ceremony marked the 75th anniversary of the Pearl
Villages thank 104-old Grayslake veteran
Daily Herald / Posted 26 days ago
War II. Full story. An Elgin ceremony marked the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. In Aurora, the 138-year-old Grand Army of the Republic Hall reopened after two decades of disuse and renovation. And there were solemn rites at... Read more
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The Oklahoman
'Memorial Day has become ... our reality check'in May 1868. "Three years after the Civil War ended, Maj. Gen. John Logan, the
'Memorial Day has become ... our reality check'
The Oklahoman / Posted 26 days ago
in May 1868. "Three years after the Civil War ended, Maj. Gen. John Logan, the head of a veterans organization called the Grand Army of the Republic designated May 30 as the day to cherish the memory of our heroic dead, who made their breasts a... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
City honors those who made ultimate sacrificenational memorial event observed on May 30, 1868 (exactly 148 years prior to M
City honors those who made ultimate sacrifice
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 26 days ago
national memorial event observed on May 30, 1868 (exactly 148 years prior to Monday's services). He mentioned that the Grand Army of the Republic requested for that day to lay flowers on those killed in battle, a tradition first done by women... Read more
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Ionia Sentinel-Standard
Ionia County's Memorial Day events honor fallen soldiersin May, and will be held this year on May 30. It was formerly known as Decorati
Ionia County's Memorial Day events honor fallen soldiers
Ionia Sentinel-Standard / Posted 26 days ago
in May, and will be held this year on May 30. It was formerly known as Decoration Day when General John A. Logan of the Grand Army of the Republic proclaimed it in 1868 to honor those who died in defense of their country, according to the... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Group Recognizes Union Civil War Veterans At Tulsa Cemeteryhonor those who fought for the Union during the Civil War. Organizers dressed
Group Recognizes Union Civil War Veterans At Tulsa Cemetery
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 26 days ago
honor those who fought for the Union during the Civil War. Organizers dressed in replica uniforms and laid a wreath at the Grand Army of the Republic monument. There were also carnations to remember family members. "We want them to remember the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Grand Army of the Republic Hall and Museum reopens in AuroraThe Grand Army of the Republic Hall and Museum in Aurora reopened Memorial Day
Grand Army of the Republic Hall and Museum reopens in Aurora
Daily Herald / Posted 26 days ago
The Grand Army of the Republic Hall and Museum in Aurora reopened Memorial Day after being closed for 20 years and under renovation for 15 years. From about 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, the hall offered tours. Post 20 was completed in 1878 for the sum of... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Pittsfield Memorial Day ceremony honors those who serveda local veteran reads the Orders of the Day for May 8, 1868, from General John
Pittsfield Memorial Day ceremony honors those who served
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 26 days ago
a local veteran reads the Orders of the Day for May 8, 1868, from General John A. Logan, Commander-In-Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic. These orders established Memorial Day as we know it now. Local veteran Michael Ancora, from... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Why Memorial Day is different from Veterans Daypresided over the ceremonies. After speeches, children from the Soldiers’ and S
Why Memorial Day is different from Veterans Day
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 26 days ago
presided over the ceremonies. After speeches, children from the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Orphan Home and members of the GAR [Grand Army of the Republic] made their way through the cemetery, strewing flowers on both Union and Confederate graves,... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Bicknell Family Center for the Arts Holds "Black Horse Troop" Memorial Day EventCenter holds a rain barrel auction. The Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubo
Bicknell Family Center for the Arts Holds "Black Horse Troop" Memorial Day Event
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 26 days ago
Center holds a rain barrel auction. The Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubon Center holds a rain barrel auction. The Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in Miami, OK Honors Fallen Vets with FlagsThe Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Dixon remembers on Memorial Day(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com) Pat Gorman (right) says a few words
Dixon remembers on Memorial Day
SaukValley.com / Posted 26 days ago
(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com) Pat Gorman (right) says a few words about the 5-year Grand Army of the Republic stars project just before the placing of the final marker Monday in Oakwood Cemetery in Dixon. Gorman has been working to... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Naval Salute at Riverside Park to remember those who made the ultimate sacrificeThree years after the civil war ended on May 5th,1868, the Grand Army of the Re
Naval Salute at Riverside Park to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 26 days ago
Three years after the civil war ended on May 5th,1868, the Grand Army of the Republic established, Decoration Day, as a time to adorn the graves of those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country. A local service Monday morning... Read more
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NBC San Diego
It Wasn't Always Memorial Daytoday’s holiday; it used to be called Decoration Day. It started way back, a f
It Wasn't Always Memorial Day
NBC San Diego / Posted 26 days ago
today’s holiday; it used to be called Decoration Day. It started way back, a few years after the Civil War ended. The Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), an organization of active and former Union Soldiers, designated a day to “decorate” the... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Memorial Day ceremony at Liberty Memorial remembers the ultimate sacrifice of hundreds of thousands of Americanson May 30, 1868 to commemorate the sacrifices of Civil War soldiers, by proclam
Memorial Day ceremony at Liberty Memorial remembers the ultimate sacrifice of hundreds of thousands of Americans
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 26 days ago
on May 30, 1868 to commemorate the sacrifices of Civil War soldiers, by proclamation of General John A. Logan of the Grand Army of the Republic, an organization of former sailors and soldiers. On May 5, 1868, Logan declared in General Order... Read more
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Cabot Star-Herald
Memorial Day remembrance at Cabot Community Centerof Memorial Day from the Veterans Administration, on May 5, 1868, three years a
Memorial Day remembrance at Cabot Community Center
Cabot Star-Herald / Posted 26 days ago
of Memorial Day from the Veterans Administration, on May 5, 1868, three years after the Civil War ended, the head of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) - an organization of Union veterans - established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to... Read more
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Island Packet
Why Memorial Day is different from Veterans Daypresided over the ceremonies. After speeches, children from the Soldiers’ and S
Why Memorial Day is different from Veterans Day
Island Packet / Posted 27 days ago
presided over the ceremonies. After speeches, children from the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Orphan Home and members of the GAR [Grand Army of the Republic] made their way through the cemetery, strewing flowers on both Union and Confederate graves,... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Memorial Day origin, meaning have become clouded with timeinto a formal celebration. Memorial Day was officially established in 1868 by
Memorial Day origin, meaning have become clouded with time
WSMV Nashville / Posted 27 days ago
into a formal celebration. Memorial Day was officially established in 1868 by Gen. John Logan, the commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, and celebrated on May 30 of that year. Flowers were placed on the graves of both Union and... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Remembering our heroes: the real origin and meaning of Memorial Dayinto a formal celebration. Memorial Day was officially established in 1868 by
Remembering our heroes: the real origin and meaning of Memorial Day
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 27 days ago
into a formal celebration. Memorial Day was officially established in 1868 by Gen. John Logan, the commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, and celebrated on May 30 of that year. Flowers were placed on the graves of both Union and... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Remembering our heroes: the real origin and meaning of Memorial Dayinto a formal celebration. Memorial Day was officially established in 1868 by
Remembering our heroes: the real origin and meaning of Memorial Day
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 27 days ago
into a formal celebration. Memorial Day was officially established in 1868 by Gen. John Logan, the commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, and celebrated on May 30 of that year. Flowers were placed on the graves of both Union and... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Memorial Day origin, meaning have become clouded with timeinto a formal celebration. Memorial Day was officially established in 1868 by
Memorial Day origin, meaning have become clouded with time
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 27 days ago
into a formal celebration. Memorial Day was officially established in 1868 by Gen. John Logan, the commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, and celebrated on May 30 of that year. Flowers were placed on the graves of both Union and... Read more
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