As you wrap up the holiday weekend, look back at the history of Memorial Day through old and new images.
The holiday that became Memorial Day was first observed a few weeks after Logan's proclamation on May 30, 1868, with flowers being placed on the graves of Union and Confederate soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C.
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