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The First Decoration Day

150 years ago today was the first Decoration Day, as proclaimed by John A. Logan and the Grand Army of the Republic. Other communities had started ceremonies of remembrance, but this became the major link in the chain that created … Continue reading

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The Atlanta Cyclorama

Originally standing at 50 feet tall with a circumference of 358 feet, the Atlanta Cyclorama is one of the largest and oldest cycloramas in existence. The oil painting was originally going to be the campaign poster for John A. Logan. Logan … Continue reading

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