American Experience

Memorial Day

Clip | 2m 55s

After the Civil War, freed African Americans in Charleston, South Carolina established the tradition of what we have come to know as Memorial Day -- From "Death and the Civil War"

Aired: 12/17/12

Rating: NR

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