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Remembering the real history of Memorial Day

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Cities, counties and states continue to debate who has ownership of the first Memorial Day, but a Purdue University historian says credit really belongs to thousands of Southern white women. Caroline Janney “If Confederate men would have organized memorials to honor their fallen soldiers in 1866, a year after the Civil […]

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