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Memorial Day  

Confederate Memorial Day Observances
By The US Department of Veterans Affairs
May 2, 2012, 08:18 PST

Photo by quinn.anya - Creative Commons License

Some States Have Confederate Observances

Many Southern states also have their own days for honoring the Confederate dead:
  • Mississippi celebrates Confederate Memorial Day on the last Monday of April
  • Alabama celebrates Confederate Memorial Dayon the fourth Monday of April
  • Georgia celebrates Confederate Memorial Day on April 26
  • North and South Carolina observe it on May 10
  • Louisiana observe Confederate Memorial Day on June 3
  • Tennessee calls June 3 Confederate Decoration Day
  • Texas celebrates Confederate Heroes Day January 19
  • Virginia calls the last Monday in May Confederate Memorial Day

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