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Old Soldiers Home, District of Columbia Historical Markers

 
Tomb of Major General Logan (first commander of the G.A.R.) and his family. image, Touch for more information
By Richard E. Miller, May 2, 2008
Tomb of Major General Logan (first commander of the G.A.R.) and his family.
District of Columbia (Washington), Old Soldiers Home — Memorial Day Order
General Orders No. 11 Headquarters, Grand Army of the Republic Washington, D.C., May 5, 1868 I. The 30th day of May, 1868 is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense . . . — Map (db m53026) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Old Soldiers Home — President Lincoln’s Cottage at the Soldiers’ Home — A National Trust Historic Site —
President Lincoln and his family lived in this country home for over a quarter of his presidency. Escorted by his cavalry guard, Lincoln rode to the White House every morning either on horseback or by carriage, and returned here each evening to . . . — Map (db m52838) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Old Soldiers Home — U. S. Soldiers' Home
U.S. Soldiers' Home has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America 1974 National Park Service United States Department of the . . . — Map (db m52839) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Old Soldiers Home — Winfield Scott
. . . — Map (db m52806) HM

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