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Memorial Day Coloring Sheet Printable: Union War Soldiers


The initial commemoration of Memorial Day is often disputed, with several places across the U.S. claiming to be the birthplace of the national holiday. However, it’s believed that one commemoration took place in Charleston, South Carolina before any others around the nation.

This beautiful coloring sheet honors and celebrates Union War Soldiers who were overlooked for the founding of Memorial Day. The first national commemoration of Memorial Day is reported as May 30, 1868, However, African Americans began honoring fallen soldiers in May, 1865 in a commemoration that hasn’t always received credit.

Enjoy this coloring sheet for FREE until June 19, 2024. You can download a copy here. Enjoy!



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