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Make Memorial Day Special

By rebelhillflorist on May 14, 2018 in Flowers, Memorial Day. 0 Comments

On May 5, 1868, General John A. Logan, who was the leader of a northern Civil War veterans organization suggested that later that month, the nation should gather together for a national day of remembrance to honor the thousands of soldiers who lost the lives in the bloodiest battle in U.S. history. He suggested that on May 30, 1868, people all over the country should take flowers and other decorations to the cemeteries where soldiers who died in combat were buried. He chose that particular date for Decoration Day (as it was called then) because that date had no connection to any of the war’s battles. Read More about Make Memorial Day Special