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Smoky Mountain News

Ceremony marks Confederate Memorial Day in Waynesville
By Michael Beadle


A corner of Downtown Waynesville went back in time this past weekend for a ceremony and commemoration of Confederate veterans.

On Saturday, May 10, the state’s Confederate Memorial Day, members of the 22nd North Carolina Company B encamped on the courthouse lawn, held military exercises in uniform and gave a 21-gun salute during a wreath-laying ceremony at the Haywood County Courthouse monument for Confederate veterans.

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