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Ladies Memorial Association of Charleston, South Carolina (1865-1880) Memorial Day, May 10th, 1877, at Magnolia Cemetery, under the auspices of the Ladies Memorial Association, Charleston, South Carolina

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06080 Author/Creator: Ladies Memorial Association of Charleston, South Carolina (1865-1880) Place Written: Charleston, South Carolina Type: Broadsides Date: circa 10 May 1877 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Contains an announcement for a prayer and memorial ode delivered by Reverend W. H. Campbell. Includes odes by Grace Raymond and Reverend Charles Stuart Vedder. Announces the decoration of graves to be completed by ladies of the Association. The precise print date of this document is not included.

People: Ladies Memorial Association of Charleston, South Carolina, 1865-1880.
Campbell, W. H. fl. 1860-1877.
Raymond, Grace, fl. 1877.
Vedder, Charles Stuart, 1826-1917.

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Keywords/Subjects: Religion, Poetry, Civil War, Military History, Death, Holidays and Celebrations, Confederate States of America, Women's History

Sub Era: The Gilded Age