Memorial Day is a statutory holiday in the United States commemorating those who have died while serving in the United States armed forces.
Many people visit cemeteries to honour and grieve our dead heroes, placing flags or flowers on their graves.
Happy Memorial Day :
It is a day to memorialise all those who gave their lives while serving in the United States Armed Forces. A true American citizen always wonders what he can do to help his country. For the sake of his country’s security, he sacrifices his happiness and stays away from his own family. This Day is observed with this noble thought.
Purpose Of Celebrating:
Memorial Day was observed on the final Monday of May to remember the men and women who died while serving in the United States military.
Civil War (1861)
The United States Civil War began in 1861, after a long period of fierce confrontations between northern and southern states over slavery. The Civil War, also known as the War Between the States, ended with Confederate surrender in 1865. Due to the fighting, 620,000 of the 2.4 million soldiers were killed, millions more were injured, and much of the South was destroyed.
Slavery and the Civil War:
During the American Civil War, slavery played an important role. The market for buying and selling slave people continued during the war,
After four years of conflict, the United States defeated the Confederate States.
The Election Of Abraham Lincoln:
Lincoln’s election also played an important role in the American Civil War. Lincoln won majority votes, becoming the first Republican to win the presidency.
Memorial Day Decor:
The patriotic holiday is a great time to gather with loved ones and honor those who have sacrificed for our country. People show their pride with red, white, and blue decor, as they also welcome summer.
People use patriotic paper stars, hanging garlands،patriot beverage napkins, and many more ideas to decorate on this day to make it more memorable.
Memorial Day commemorates those who left their homes, families, and communities to fight for our country. Every year on this day, every citizen of this country is responsible for expressing their gratitude to the men and women who died while serving in the United States military.