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A second gun from the C.S.S. Jackson overlooks the Riverwalk adjacent to the National Civil War Naval Museum. The museum preserves the wrecks of both the Jackson and the C.S.S. Chattahoochee. This gun is fired on special occasions and shakes the ground for miles around


This monument marks the spot of the first Memorial Day service. Columbus presents a convincing claim that the national observance began here in the years following the Civil War

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