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  • Warrenton, Virginia, U.S.
    Monday Jun 03, 1861

    First civil war grave decorated

    Warrenton, Virginia, U.S.
    Monday Jun 03, 1861




  • Savannah, Georgia, U.S.
    Jul, 1862

    Savannah graves decoration

    Savannah, Georgia, U.S.
    Jul, 1862




  • Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    1863

    Memorial day founder

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    1863




  • Boalsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Monday Jul 04, 1864

    Boalsburg ladies

    Boalsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Monday Jul 04, 1864




  • U.S.
    1865

    The United States National Cemetery System

    U.S.
    1865


  • South Carolina, U.S.
    1865

    Origins

    South Carolina, U.S.
    1865


  • Jackson, Mississippi, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 26, 1865

    Sue Landon Vaughan decorations

    Jackson, Mississippi, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 26, 1865


  • Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.
    Monday May 01, 1865

    African-Americans parade

    Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.
    Monday May 01, 1865


  • Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
    Apr, 1866

    Columbus women

    Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
    Apr, 1866


  • U.S.
    1868

    Northern states adapt Decoration day

    U.S.
    1868


  • U.S.
    1868

    Adding Confederate to the holiday name

    U.S.
    1868


  • U.S.
    Tuesday May 05, 1868

    Decoration Day

    U.S.
    Tuesday May 05, 1868


  • Michigan, U.S.
    1871

    Michigan state holiday

    Michigan, U.S.
    1871


  • U.S.
    Thursday Jan 01, 1874
    12:00:00 PM

    The first official celebration of Confederate Memorial Day

    U.S.
    Thursday Jan 01, 1874


  • U.S.
    1880s

    Consistent ceremonies

    U.S.
    1880s


  • U.S.
    1915

    In Flanders Fields

    U.S.
    1915


  • U.S.
    1916

    Celebrated around the country

    U.S.
    1916


  • U.S.
    20th Century

    Decoration to Memorial day

    U.S.
    20th Century


  • Waterloo, New York, U.S.
    Thursday May 26, 1966

    Waterloo proclamation

    Waterloo, New York, U.S.
    Thursday May 26, 1966


  • U.S.
    1967

    Official name

    U.S.
    1967


  • U.S.
    Friday Jun 28, 1968

    Three-day weekend

    U.S.
    Friday Jun 28, 1968


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