United States Department of Veterans Affairs: Memorial Day


Subject:
Holidays and Observances Individually , Memorial Day

Description:
This page provides background on the U.S. Memorial Day holiday celebrated in May, covering history of the holiday (first celebrated following the Civil War) and the significance of taps and the poppy flower. Includes links to national cemeteries, veterans statistics, and other government pages on Memorial Day. From the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.

Publisher:
United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.va.gov/opa/speceven/memday/


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