A Traveler and his Cat exploring America.





Monday, May 27, 2013

Memorial Day


In remembrance of those who gave their lives for freedom, 
including the Civil War whose casualties exceeded all of the wars combined. 



A point of interest, all of these Civil War markers were originally wood.  
They were replaced with marble markers in 1878. 



6 comments:

  1. a poingant tribute; very sad ...

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  2. Remarkable places - I feel out of place making images in places like this.

    I'm not sure on which side of the ledger paper confetti falls - good or bad. I have real difficulties about throwing food (ie rice) when people are staving for the want of a handful of it.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  3. My friend went and visited his uncle, a WW2 vet buried in France. He was the first relative to visit.

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  4. How scary that so many have died in wars!

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