Monday, May 27, 2013

Fact of the Day: Decoration Day

While Memorial Day honors all American soldiers who lost their lives in wars and conflicts, it actually originated as a post-Civil War holiday known as Decoration Day. It had honored all the Americans lost in the battles of the Civil War. 

16 comments:

  1. I like your facts!


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  2. they deserve to be acknowledge

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  3. very interesting, as all your posts!

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  4. Happy Memorial/Decoration Day to you and your family:)

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  5. Happy Memorial Day, Adam.

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  6. Ahhhh interesting!

    -liv
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  7. Regretfully, there have been wars as long as I can remember. Sorry to say, they will never end. Have a good holiday and be safe.

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  8. Did not know this. Makes sense though. Happy Memorial Day, man. Hope it's a good one.

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  9. Hope you had a great weekend.

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  10. I didn't know this either! Happy Memorial Day!

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