Monday, May 30, 2016

Woodlawn Cemetery Memorial Day Services

Here are some photos from today's 150th anniversary Memorial Day Service at Woodlawn Cemetery:

Start of the service with Mayor Mike Henry making opening remarks
Remarks by Rep. Mike Bost
Reading of Gen, John A. Logan's General Order #11, directing the GAR to celebrate Memorial Day on an annual basis.
21 gun salute by the local Civil War re-enactment unit
Laying of a wreath at the monument to the Unknown Soldier

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