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As a call center representative, handling calls from a different division in America, it is good to know what is this Memorial Holiday for Americans. So I did my research. 271 more words

America: Remember

The Civil War (also referred to as The War Between the States), resulted in Americans forming the first national war cemeteries. Those who had lost loved ones would visit these cemeteries regularly. 1,066 more words


Memorial Day

Memorial Day (formerly Decoration Day) is observed on the last Monday of May. It commemorates the men and women who died in military service. 395 more words


The Legend Of Memorial Day

Most of us boomers and before remember Memorial Day as Decoration Day.

I recall my grandmother and great-grandmother  talking about having  picnics in the graveyards on… 686 more words

Memorial Day

The Civil War claimed more lives than any conflict in U.S. history, requiring the establishment of the country’s first national cemeteries. By the late 1860s Americans in various towns and cities had begun holding springtime tributes to these countless fallen soldiers, decorating their graves with flowers and reciting prayers. 162 more words


take three• why Memorial Day?

Memorial Day is an American holiday set aside to remember the brave and loved soldiers who have died while defending the land of the free. 328 more words

SYW: Week 22 - Remembering our Dead

Today in the US we are celebrating Memorial Day, once known as “Decoration Day”. It’s the time when we honor the men and women who have given their lives in defense of our freedoms. 665 more words