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" May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late Rebellion, and •whose bodies now lie in almost every city, village and hamlet churchyard... "
Early History of the Department of Massachusetts, G.A.R.: From 1866 to 1880 ... - Page 28
by Grand Army of the Republic. Dept. of Massachusetts - 1895 - 453 pages
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Memorial Ceremonies at the National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Arlington National Cemetery (Va.) - 1868 - 24 pages
...Washington, DC, May 5, 1868. GENERAL ORDERS') No. 11. J I. The 30th day of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion, and whose bodies now lie in...
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The Grand Army Blue-book Containing the Rules and Regulations of the Grand ...

Grand Army of the Republic - United States - 1884
...WASHINGTON, DC, May 5, 1878. j General Orders, No. 11 , I. The 3Oth day of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defence of their country during the late rebellion, and whose bodies now lie in...
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The Life and Public Services of James G. Blaine: With Incidents, Anecdotes ...

Russell Herman Conwell - Campaign biography - 1884 - 504 pages
...WASHINGTON, DC, May 5th, 1868. General Order No. 11. 1. The thirtieth day of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating, the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion, and whose bodies now lie in...
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Journal, Volumes 19-21

Grand Army of the Republic - 1885
...REPUBLIC. WASHINGTON, DC, May 5th, 1868. )ERS, 1 No. 11. I. The 30th day of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defence of their country during the late rebellion, and whose bodies now lie in...
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The New England Magazine and Bay State Monthly, Volume 4

New England - 1886
...Commander-in-chief Logan issued his order for the observance annually of the thirtieth of May as a Memorial Day, " for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of those who died in defence of their country during the late rebellion," and the ceremony into which so much of tenderness...
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Records of Members of the Grand Army of the Republic: With a Complete ...

William H. Ward - United States - 1886 - 624 pages
...REPUBLIC, \ WASHINGTON, DC, Mays. l868- I General Order No. jr. I. The 3oth day of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in the defense of their country during the late Rebellion, and whose bodies now lie...
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Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of John Alexander Logan: (a ...

United States. 49th Congress, 2d session, 1886-1887 - Political Science - 1887 - 220 pages
...the Grand Army, issued this beautiful and now historic order: The 30th of May, 1808, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion, and whose Ixxlies now lie...
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Life and Services of Gen. John A. Logan: As Soldier and Statesman

George Francis Dawson - Statesmen - 1887 - 580 pages
...STREET, WASHINGTON, DC, May 5, 1868. General Orders, No. n. I. The 3oth day of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating, the graves of comrades who died in defence of their country during the late rebellion, and whose bodies now lie in...
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History of the Grand Army of the Republic

Robert Burns Beath - History - 1889 - 702 pages
...THE REPUBLIC, ) WASHINGTON, DC, May 5, 1868. ) No. 11. I. The 80th day of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion, and whose bodies now lie in...
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What Women Did for the War and what the War Did for Women: A Memorial Day ...

Josiah Henry Benton - United States - 1894 - 25 pages
...issued by John A. Logan, Commander-in-chief of the Grand Army, designating the thirtieth day of May "for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defence of their country during the late rebellion." No particular form of ceremony...
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