Memorial Day Replayed

According to History.com Memorial Day, honors men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Originally dated May 30 because it was not the anniversary of an particular battle in the …

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Memorial Day: From the Archive

According to History.com Memorial Day, honors men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Originally dated May 30 because it was not the anniversary of an particular battle in the …

Read moreMemorial Day: From the Archive

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