Various Washington officials, including Gen. and Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant, presided over the ceremonies. After speeches, children from the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Orphan Home and members of the GAR made their way through the cemetery, strewing flowers on both Union and Confederate graves, reciting prayers and singing hymns.There were no “foreign” soldiers honored in that first solemn ceremony, since both Union and Confederate soldiers, dead in battle, were Americans."
Read more... at The Resurgent by Steve Berman.
All of you safe space people and revisionists need to remember that as you move our Confederate War Memorials to pretend that the Civil War never happened.
As the Republican Party and Abraham Lincoln ended the civil war, read this great article on why this is all happening