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:

Cloudia said...

I like your facts!


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MEcoy said...

they deserve to be acknowledge

Holy Ghost Writer said...

Never knew that one

Unknown said...

And honor it should

Unknown said...

very interesting, as all your posts!

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Never knew that. That's very interesting!

Emmylou said...

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

Dana said...

Happy Memorial Day, Adam.

Christine said...

Lest we forget.

livlovelaugh said...

Ahhhh interesting!

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LV said...

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.

A Beer for the Shower said...

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

Beauty Follower said...

Have a nice Decoration Day!

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

Really? i didn't know that!
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CraveCute said...

Hope you had a great weekend.

Theresa Mahoney said...

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