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Buried in Youngstown's Oak Hill Cemetery is Maj. John A. Logan, whose father General John A. Logan issued an order in 1868 resulting in Memorial Day.

Karen Brandt

Karen Brandt


JP Brown III

JP Brown III


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Ed Romero


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Robert Bush


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Nicholas Cayton


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Jan C. Brown


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Sally Falasca


K'emonie Colpetro, 9, places a flag on the grave of Maj. John A. Logan in Oak Hill Cemetery, Youngstown. Looking on is Larenz Rhodes, 8. Both boys are members of a youth group at American Legion Post 732 in Youngstown helping decorate graves at Oak Hill Cemetery . Maj Logan is the son of General John A. Logan who issued General Order 11 at the end of the Civil War resulting in Decoration Day and then Memorial Day.

K'emonie Colpetro, 9, places a flag on the grave of Maj. John A. Logan in Oak Hill Cemetery, Youngstown. Looking on is Larenz Rhodes, 8. Both boys are members of a youth group at American Legion Post 732 in Youngstown helping decorate graves at Oak Hill Cemetery . Maj Logan ...


JP Brown III, right of Boardman, a Navy veteran and former Amvets National Commander leads a group of veterans and volunteers as they place flags on graves of veterans in Oak Hill Cemetery in Youngstown, Oh. From left others are Karen Brandt, Ed Romero and Raymond Braidich.

JP Brown III, right of Boardman, a Navy veteran and former Amvets National Commander leads a group of veterans and volunteers as they place flags on graves of veterans in Oak Hill Cemetery in Youngstown, Oh. From left others are Karen Brandt, Ed Romero and Raymond Braidich.


JP Brown III, left of Boardman, a  Navy veteran and former Amvets National Commander leads a brief ceremony at the grave of Maj. John A. Logan in Oak Hill Cemetery Sat May 16. Veternas groups and volunteers placed flags on graves at the cemetery.

JP Brown III, left of Boardman, a Navy veteran and former Amvets National Commander leads a brief ceremony at the grave of Maj. John A. Logan in Oak Hill Cemetery Sat May 16. Veternas groups and volunteers placed flags on graves at the cemetery.


Grave of Maj. John A. Logan in Oak Hill Cemetery, Youngstown, Oh.

Grave of Maj. John A. Logan in Oak Hill Cemetery, Youngstown, Oh.


JP Brown III, former national Amvets Cmdr. helps decorate graves in Youngstown's Oak Hill Cemetery.

JP Brown III, former national Amvets Cmdr. helps decorate graves in Youngstown's Oak Hill Cemetery.


Raymond Braidich a WWII Marine veteran from Poland salutes a flag on the grave of Maj. John A. Logan. A group of veterans and volunteers decorated graves there.  Maj. Logan is son of General John A. Logan who issued General Order11 at the end of the Civil War resulting in Decoration Day and then Memorial Day.

Raymond Braidich a WWII Marine veteran from Poland salutes a flag on the grave of Maj. John A. Logan. A group of veterans and volunteers decorated graves there. Maj. Logan is son of General John A. Logan who issued General Order11 at the end of the Civil War resulting in ...


Grave of Maj. John A. Logan in Youngstown's Oak Hill Cemetery.

Grave of Maj. John A. Logan in Youngstown's Oak Hill Cemetery.