"From Short to Shore" A Record of Memorial Day Observances from Maine to Oregon The National Tribune Washington, D.C. June 14, 1883 Page 2, Column 1

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'ROM SHORE TO SHOJjE. . Record of Memorial Bay Observances From Maine to Oregon. A NATIONAL TRIBUTE. Scenes Without a Parallel in the Country's History. In the present issue of The Tribute to are able to give a fuller and more detailed repor of the observance of Memorial Day than was possible in. oar last, and although we have found it impracticable in some cases to print as extended descriptions as we could wish, the record'is well-nigh complete. The majority of these reports have been received directly from "Tan TEiBorrfs Poet correspondents and in some instatices wo have had several reports from the same Posts but wo have also drawn liberally from the accounts printed by the local press, which this year appears appears to have paid much greator attention to the chronicling of Memorial Day proceedings tlian evor before. It will be observed that the celebration of the day was niH more impressive impressive in the country than in the cities, and that not merely the members of the Grand Army, hut many civic organizations joined in its observance. Perhaps the most conspicuous feature, however, was tho part which the youth of the country took in the commemoration. commemoration. The nchools were everywhere closed, and the children marched in procession and assisted in t&o work of decoration, By an attentive perusal of those Teporte our comrades may obtain some useful hints for the observance observance of the nest Memorial Day, as well as temporary liloasure. Aother year, we trust, they will be mors prompt in preparing and forwarding their Post correspondence. The TcrarKE can sjeareely he expected to print accounts which the postmarks show to have heen mailed from ton days to two weeks after the ovwete described had taken place.

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  • — "From Short to Shore" A Record of Memorial Day Observances from Maine to Oregon The National Tribune Washington, D.C. June 14, 1883 Page 2, Column 1

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