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2015/05/26 20:00
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It had been three years since the American Civil War had finally ended. An organization of Union veterans known as the Grand Army of the Republic established Decoration Day. It was decided by Maj....
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2015/05/25 22:11
2015/05/25 22:11
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... this Memorial Day in Newton, Mississippi. She's one of about 150 people who visited the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery to remember those who have sacrificed so much. It's a pain...
2015/05/25 21:51
2015/05/25 21:51
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The La Crosse community took part in the annual Memorial Day wreath laying ceremony in Riverside Park on Monday. The La Crosse Fire Department placed wreaths in the Mississippi River, representing...
2015/05/25 17:36
2015/05/25 17:36
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When I was a young boy, in the 1920s and 1930s, Memorial Day was like another Sunday for our family. Dad was a WWI veteran and an active member of the VFW. I remember many times having a picnic with...
2015/05/24 18:02
2015/05/24 18:02
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Memorial Day originated as a time to remember, but how much do we remember about its origins. Test your knowledge of Memorial Day by answering these questions: • The observance originally was known...
2015/05/24 02:07
2015/05/24 02:07
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This is Memorial Day weekend. It is the grand opening of summer. A time to take to the river, the beach, play golf or go fishing. A time for beer and back yard barbeques or family picnics with iced...
2015/05/23 11:26
2015/05/23 11:26
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Gen. John A. Logan Museum’s exhibit nor its website make this claim. Both state Logan established Memorial Day as a national holiday by issuing General Order No. 11 [his “Memorial Day Order”] to the...
2015/05/21 17:10
2015/05/21 17:10
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Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head of an organization of Union veterans -- the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) -- established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to...
2015/05/19 17:43
2015/05/19 17:43
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It is doubtful those who first came up with the idea for a memorial day imagined how the holiday would play out. They intended it as a day to honor soldiers killed in war — specifically the American...
2015/05/14 07:57
2015/05/14 07:57
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... Sun Never Sets on the Mighty Jeep," "War and Remembrance: The 1911 United Confederate Veterans Reunion," "Through the Camera's Eye: The Allison Collection of World War II Photographs,"...
2015/05/07 20:24
2015/05/07 20:24
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Of the 11 stops on the trail, six are cemeteries. On this drive, travelers will visit veterans’ burial spots and museums, and in the process will find out more about the war and Union soldiers from...
2015/05/07 07:57
2015/05/07 07:57
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... Sun Never Sets on the Mighty Jeep," "War and Remembrance: The 1911 United Confederate Veterans Reunion," "Through the Camera's Eye: The Allison Collection of World War II Photographs,"...
2015/05/06 16:07
2015/05/06 16:07
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Celebrating Southern heritage I want to respond to the "editorial" addressing Confederate Memorial Day in Mississippi (Our View, April 28), and implicitly, those of Robert E. Lee and Jeff Davis. Some...
2015/04/26 20:38
2015/04/26 20:38
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... and fifty years after the Civil War's end, several Southern states will mark Confederate Memorial Day as an official state holiday. In ceremonies scattered across the states of the Old...
2015/04/26 20:15
2015/04/26 20:15
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In this April 30, 2014 photo provided by Ben Appleby, Rick Tscherne poses with a memorial to Col. William O. Darby in Torbole, Italy. The former U.S. Army Ranger is organizing a 40-mile road march in...
2015/05/26 20:00
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