While Florida would later join Georgia in marking April 26 as Confederate Memorial Day, other states celebrated different dates. By 1916, ten southern states marked June 3 - Jefferson Davis’s birthday - as Confederate Memorial Day. Alabama celebrates the fourth Monday in April, Mississippi celebrates the last Monday in April, while North and South Carolina celebrate May 10 - the anniversary of Jefferson Davis’s capture by Union troops - as Memorial Day.
Confederate Memorial Day is a state holiday in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia on the fourth Monday in April.
A state paid holiday. State offices are closed.
In 2024 Confederate Memorial Day in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia (State holiday) in USA falls on April 22.