Tag: Memorial Day
Honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms. Thank you! Photo credit: “Speaking Volumes” by Envios on Flickr. Used under a Creative Commons license.
Memorial Day 2008
On Memorial Day, we honor the heroes who have laid down their lives in the cause of freedom, resolve that they will forever be remembered by a grateful Nation, and pray that our country may always prove worthy of the sacrifices they have made. Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day, 2008 Photo credit: “‘Flags-In’ at Arlington…
Cherishing Tenderly the Memory of Our Heroic Dead
HEADQUARTERS GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC General Orders No.11, WASHINGTON, D.C., May 5, 1868 The 30th day of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion, and whose bodies now lie in almost every…