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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
1895 - 453 pages
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Celebrating Wiccan Spirituality: Spells, Sacred Rites, and Folklore for Each ...

Lady Sabrina - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2003 - 379 pages
...order No. 11 from General John A. Logan, dated May 5, 1868, begins: The 30th 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.... In 1966 by Congressional...
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The Hoofs and Guns of the Storm: Chicago's Civil War Connections

Arnie Bernstein - History - 2003 - 276 pages
...5, 1868, Logan issued an order to all members of the GAR. "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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With a Happy Eye, But...: America and the World, 1997--2002

George F. Will - Political Science - 2003 - 384 pages
...militarily resonant name — Waterloo — began the tradition in 1866, and in 1868 May 30 •was 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." Walter Berns, who is eighty-two...
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Modern Day Heroes: In Defense of America

Pete Mitchell, Bill Perkins - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 383 pages
...A. Logan of the Grand Army of the Republic issued a general order setting aside May 30 of that 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." Thus its other name, Decoration...
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Liberty and Freedom: A Visual History of America's Founding Ideas

David Hackett Fischer - History - 2005 - 851 pages
...Logan of the Grand Army of the Republic proposed that the thirtieth day of May should be set aside "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." Gradually every northern...
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Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Wisconsin

Thomas J. McCrory - History - 2005 - 367 pages
...Northwestern, January 26, 1877. CHAPTER FIVE MEMORIAL IMMORTALITY T L, he 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 those whose bodies now...
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Memorial Day

Robert Haven Schauffler - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 360 pages
...at some uniform time. General Logan immediately issued an order naming the joth 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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Life Lit by Some Large Vision: Selected Speeches and Writings

Ossie Davis - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 272 pages
...organization of former sailors and soldiers, issued the following proclamation: The 30th of May 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 177 1/8 LIFELITBYSOMELARGEVISION rebellion,...
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The a Club

Ayceinr G O'Wynn, J. O'caigh - Political Science - 2006 - 156 pages
...service.) With General Orders No. 11, former Union Army Maj. Gen. John A. Logan designated May 30, 1868, "for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country" and to conduct special services as circumstances permitted....
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Memorial Day and Peace Day Manual

Ohio. Dept. of Education - 1910
...REPUBLIC, WASHINGTON, DC, May 5, 1868. General Order, No. II. 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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