Prohost Letter #396
CELEBRATING MEMORIAL DAY - Wish you celebrated the Memorial Day. Memorial Day’s purpose was remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. The Memorial Day was initiated as Decoration Day after the Civil War in the year 1868 when the Grand Army of the Republic - an organization of Union Veterans in Illinois established it to decorate the graves of the Union war dead with flowers.
Now the purpose of Memorial Day has been stretched to honor all Americans who died while in the military service. As a matter of fact . . .