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Groups observe Confederate Memorial Day Published: April 28, 2014

MARIETTA — Beneath large shade trees and in the midst of thousands of Confederate flags perched near tombstones Sunday, the Daughters of Confederate Veterans on Confederate Memorial Day honored their ancestors who died in the Civil War.

Confederate Memorial Day has been a legal holiday in Georgia since 1874

Read more: The Marietta Daily Journal - Honoring history Groups remember ancestors at Confederate Cemetery

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