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Decoration Day, Memorial Day, & Fallen Heroes – The Imaginative Conservative

By Peter Lawler Memorial Day originates with the Civil War as “Decoration Day.” Southern women took up the task of decorating the graves of what turns to have been hundreds and hundreds of thousands of their fallen heroes. Theirs was highly civilized work—a duty… Continue Reading “Decoration Day, Memorial Day, & Fallen Heroes – The Imaginative Conservative”

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