Confederate Memorial Day was noted in ceremonies at the Confederate Memorial State Historic Site outside Higginsville, Mo. in this June 4, 2011 file photo.
Confederate Memorial Day was noted in ceremonies at the Confederate Memorial State Historic Site outside Higginsville, Mo. in this June 4, 2011 file photo. Keith Myers The Kansas City Star
Confederate Memorial Day was noted in ceremonies at the Confederate Memorial State Historic Site outside Higginsville, Mo. in this June 4, 2011 file photo. Keith Myers The Kansas City Star

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