Memorial Day, a national holiday in the United States was originally known as Decoration Day and set aside to commemorate the Union and Confederate deaths from the U.S. Civil War. It evolved through the 20th century as a day to commemorate all of the War Dead of the United States.
For those who are reading and following here. I know I have left this site quite dormant. I have been writing like mad on Bubblews.com and on my other home site at The Heroic Stoic. In true “me” fashion, I overstretched my efforts and I made a decision to keep this site cool (translation: dormant).