The First Decoration Day

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Article. By David W. Blight. 2011. The people’s history of Memorial Day.

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"The First Decoration Day" | Correcting history on Memorial Day

On this Memorial Day weekend, here is an article by David W. Blight called "The First Decoration Day," led by people who had recently been freed from slavery in Charleston, SC on May 1, 1865. Read about the hidden history of Memorial Day.

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