Friendship Cemetery was the site of the original observance that led to America’s Memorial Day. In April of 1866, Columbus ladies laid flowers at the graves of both Union and Confederate soldiers. Four generals and over 2,000 soldiers are buried here.
South 4th Street, Columbus, Mississippi 39701, United States
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