Chinese students, Liming Zhao and Ming Li, touring The Citadel and other places in South Carolina in 2013, stop to get their picture taken with the re-enactors and a better understanding of the holiday. Confederate Memorial Day is a day of remembrance of those Confederate soldiers who died during the American Civil War. Re-enactors Susan Bray, a southern woman in mourning and Francis Marion Hudson, a descendant of Francis Marion the American Revolutionary commander, greet visitors of the State House offering information about the war. Hudson has been making wreaths to place on all of the Confederate monuments for 17 years.
Chinese students, Liming Zhao and Ming Li, touring The Citadel and other places in South Carolina in 2013, stop to get their picture taken with the re-enactors and a better understanding of the holiday. Confederate Memorial Day is a day of remembrance of those Confederate soldiers who died during the American Civil War. Re-enactors Susan Bray, a southern woman in mourning and Francis Marion Hudson, a descendant of Francis Marion the American Revolutionary commander, greet visitors of the State House offering information about the war. Hudson has been making wreaths to place on all of the Confederate monuments for 17 years. File photo
Chinese students, Liming Zhao and Ming Li, touring The Citadel and other places in South Carolina in 2013, stop to get their picture taken with the re-enactors and a better understanding of the holiday. Confederate Memorial Day is a day of remembrance of those Confederate soldiers who died during the American Civil War. Re-enactors Susan Bray, a southern woman in mourning and Francis Marion Hudson, a descendant of Francis Marion the American Revolutionary commander, greet visitors of the State House offering information about the war. Hudson has been making wreaths to place on all of the Confederate monuments for 17 years. File photo

SC government offices closed Tuesday for Confederate Memorial Day

May 09, 2016 5:44 PM