Maryland Group Marks Confederate Memorial Day

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland’s United Daughters of the Confederacy are holding a special ceremony in Baltimore to mark Confederate Memorial Day. 

The event Saturday is meant to honor thousands of soldiers who served the Confederacy during the Civil War. The group is gathering at the Loudon Park Cemetery in Baltimore where 600 Confederate soldiers are buried. 

The group says soldiers from nearly all the Confederate states are represented at the cemetery. 

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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