Stories for Memorial Day

Stories for Memorial DayA Memorial Day poem in the Atlantic Monthly, 149 years ago. I would like to mention three. The first is a story my wife Deb wrote in our American Futures series two years ago, from Columbus, Mississippi. It is about the origin, or at least one origin, of Memorial Day observances in the United States just after the Civil War, and it directly involves the then-fledgling Atlantic Monthly magazine. You can read it here.

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