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After Initially Denying It, GOP Lawmaker Apologizes for Wearing Confederate Flag Mask on Floor of Michigan State Senate
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Michigan became an official member of the United States on January 26, 1837.

As such, it was a part of the Union when the Civil War broke out in 1861 and volunteers from Michigan fought and died to preserve the United States against rebellion by slave owning states of the south.

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