The Grand Army post of Westchester
The resolution also stated that the members of the post felt “the holding of entertainments, festivities and indulging in any kind of athletic sports are desecrations of the solemn holiday, against all of which, in the name of our dead comrades, we solemnly protest.”
On Memorial Day, we recognize, honor and remember the fallen heroes who died in service to our Nation. It is a day of remembrance of those passed.
Presidential Proclamation - Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day, 2015. White House, Office of the Press Secretary.
On This Day is a prompt I started this month to further explore historical events.
© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015