Confederate Decoration Day

A Mississippi History Marker in Columbus, Mississippi

Photo 

Photo taken by Jeff Lovorn

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Confederate Decoration Day Began here, April 25, 1866, with first annual placing of flowers on graves of Blue and Gray. Idea originated at meeting in Twelve Gables, home of Miss Matt Morton

Update Log 

  • January 8, 2012: Added by Jeff Lovorn

Sources 

  • Jeff Lovorn - jlovo [at] aol [dot] com