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Books Books 11 - 20 of 73 on May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating....
" 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
1895 - 453 pages
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Vision: A Magazine for Youth, Volume 7

Mormons - 1894
...Grand Army of the Republic, by a general order dated May 5, 1868, 'That May 30, 1868, be designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating, the graves of their comrades who died in defense of their country, etc., with the hope that it will be kept up from...
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Blue-book: Containing the Rules and Regulations, and Official Decisions and ...

Grand Army of the Republic - 1902 - 351 pages
...REPUBLIC, WASHINGTON, DC, May 5, 1868. General Order, 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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The Grand Army of the Republic Under Its First Constitution and Ritual

Oliver Morris Wilson - United States - 1905 - 263 pages
...was his General Order, No. 11, dated Washington, May 5th, 1868, directing the observance of May 30th "for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorat'ing the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion." This order was sacredly observed...
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Centennial History of the Town of Nunda: With a Preliminary Recital of the ...

Henry Wells Hand - Nunda (N.Y.) - 1908 - 637 pages
...by General John A. Logan, commander in chief. This order read: "The 3Oth 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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Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 18

Hugh Chisholm - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1911
...Logan, of the Grand Army of the Republic, issued a general order designating the 3Oth of May 1868 " 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"; Logan did this " with the...
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Memorial Day (Decoration Day) Its Celebration, Spirit, and Significance as ...

Robert Haven Schauffler - Memorial Day - 1911 - 327 pages
...at some uniform time. General Logan immediately issued an order naming the 3Oth day of May, 1868, " 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 Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 18

Hugh Chisholm - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1911
...Logan, of the Grand Army of the Republic, issued a general order designating the 30th of May 1868 " 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 "; Logan did this " with the...
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Folk Festivals: Their Growth and how to Give Them

Mrs. Mary Master Needham - Festivals - 1912 - 244 pages
...MEMORIAL DAY In 1868 General Logan issued an order and named the thirtieth of May of the same year, " 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 Days and Deeds: Reader and Speaker

Readers - 1912 - 409 pages
...of the Grand Army of the Republic, issued an order in which the thirtieth day of May was set apart "for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country NOTE. — Selections appropriate for Memorial Day will...
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Reminiscences of a soldier's wife

Mrs. John A. Logan - United States - 1913 - 470 pages
...WASHINGTON, DC, May 5, 1868. General Orders ) No. 11. J 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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