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SOME FACTS AND HISTORY ABOUT CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL DAY

After the Civil War, many southern states memorialized the Confederate soldiers by honoring them with a day of memory.  Sometimes it was celebrated by decorating the graves of the deceased - and was known as Decoration Day.  This day is still celebrated in some southern states as listed below.

As Celebrated in the South:

  • Alabama: Fourth Monday in April

  • Georgia: April 26

  • Louisiana: June 3

  • Mississippi: Last Monday in April

  • North Carolina: May 10

  • South Carolina: May 10

  • Tennessee (Confederate Decoration Day): June 3

  • Texas (Confederate Heroes Day): January 19

  • Virginia: Last Monday in May

WEBSITES AND ARTICLES ABOUT CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL DAY

GIFT IDEAS FOR CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL DAY

Confederate Memorial Day History and Facts

History of Memorial Day (HistoryChanel.com): Information and history of the celebration of Memorial Day, including information on Confederate Memorial Day.

Confederate Memorial Day in Georgia (Carl Vincent Inst.): Information on the holiday in GA.

Confederate Memorial Day Related Links

Sterling Prince Camp No. 145 (official): Information on the Confederacy by the Sons of Confederate Veterans.

Memorial Day (Wikipedia): Information and links about the celebration of the holiday.

Museum of the Confederacy (official): Information about the museum and the Confederate Army.

CivilWar.com (official): Information, history and facts about the Civil War.

The American Civil War (HistoreSearch): Links to information about the Civil War.

This is not a traditional gift giving holiday.  This is a day that is spent to remember the deceased soldiers of the Confederate Army.

Confederate Memorial Day Gift Ideas:

  • Books on the Civil War and those that served for the Confederate Army

  • Movies about the Civil War

  • Cookbooks on Southern Food & Delicacies

  • Travel and enjoy the warm Southern hospitality of the southern states (Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia)

  • Confederate Flag

  • Southern memorabilia

  • Dukes of Hazard memorabilia

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