Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the
people who died while serving in the country's armed forces. The holiday, which
Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for
those who have died in service of the United States of America. Over two dozen ...
Offers the history of this celebrated day and information on U.S. War Memorials.
Jul 20, 2015 ... Information on the history and traditions of observing Memorial Day in the United
Memorial Day, an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May, honors
men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known ...
Jul 20, 2015 ... Memorial Day History. Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the
head of an organization of Union veterans — the Grand Army ...
Memorial Day was initiated to honor the soldiers for the Union and Confederate
armies who died during the American Civil War.
Memorial Day weekend is about more than barbecues, blockbusters and the
beach. It's a time to honor those who have served our country.
Learn about the history of Memorial Day. Discover facts about Memorial Day, and
why we recognize it as a national holiday.
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