Caroline Janney

Professor of History, Purdue University

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Assistant Professor of History at Purdue University and author of Burying the Dead but Not the Past: Ladies' Memorial Associations and the Lost Cause

Caroline Janney on KCRW

Memorial Day  began after the Civil War, which killed 600,000 Americans, North and South.

Origins of Memorial Day; Honoring Our Fallen Soldiers

Memorial Day began after the Civil War, which killed 600,000 Americans, North and South.

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