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Re: Shiloh Monument Inscription
Posted by: Val (ID *****0682) Date: April 03, 2002 at 19:25:47
In Reply to: Shiloh Monument Inscription by John Bott of 411

A laurel wreath woven of fragrant branches was granted to winners in the Olympic games and also as a token of public honor for distinguished service--especially military leaders who bad been victorious over their enemies on the battlefield.

In this case I would assume the South was handing over the victory to death and night, ie the North.

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