Benjamin Harrison photo

Executive Order

May 25, 1891

It is hereby ordered, That the several Executive Departments and the Government Printing Office be closed on Saturday, the 30th instant, to enable the employees to participate in the decoration of the graves of the soldiers and sailors who fell in defense of the Union during the War of the Rebellion.


Benjamin Harrison, Executive Order Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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