In South Carolina, Confederate Memorial Day occurs annually on May 10. It is held on other days in other states but generally sometime in the spring. Regardless of timing, it is held as a day to honor the memory of Southerners who died during the WBTS. The day was especially chosen for Stonewall Jackson who died May 10, 1863, after being wounded at Chancellorsville.

In South Carolina, Confederate Memorial Day occurs annually on May 10. It is held on other days in other states but generally sometime in the spring. Regardless of timing, it is held as a day to honor the memory of Southerners who died during the WBTS. The day was especially chosen for Stonewall Jackson who died May 10, 1863, after being wounded at Chancellorsville.

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Happy Confederate Memorial Day!

On Wednesday most state agencies in South Carolina are closed in observance of Confederate Memorial Day, and some are asking: “Why is this a thing?”

Plane flying Confederate flag over state Capitol on Confederate Memorial Day sparks outrage

On Wednesday most state agencies in South Carolina are closed in observance of Confederate Memorial Day, and some are asking: “Why is this a thing?”

Confederate Memorial Day Marker. Click for full size.

Confederate Memorial Day Marker. Click for full size.

A century and a half after the Civil War, Mayor Mitch Landrieu asked his city to reexamine its past—and to wrestle with hard truths.

The Battle for Memorial Day in New Orleans

A century and a half after the Civil War, Mayor Mitch Landrieu asked his city to reexamine its past—and to wrestle with hard truths.

3. Confederate Memorial Day is a thing in the south. - Nine states (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Texas) observe Confederate Memorial Day. The holiday started a year after the end of the Civil War, when the Ladies Memorial Association passed a resolution to memorialize dead Confederate soldiers.

3. Confederate Memorial Day is a thing in the south. - Nine states (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Texas) observe Confederate Memorial Day. The holiday started a year after the end of the Civil War, when the Ladies Memorial Association passed a resolution to memorialize dead Confederate soldiers.

A small Kentucky town gave a formal welcome on Monday to a monument to the Confederate soldiers of the American Civil War, rededicating the controversial structure after the University of Louisville removed it as an unwelcome symbol of slavery.  About 400 people, some dressed in grey replica uniforms

Kentucky town welcomes Confederate memorial moved from Louisville

A small Kentucky town gave a formal welcome on Monday to a monument to the Confederate soldiers of the American Civil War, rededicating the controversial structure after the University of Louisville removed it as an unwelcome symbol of slavery. About 400 people, some dressed in grey replica uniforms

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