Vietnam War Commemoration STREP 2022 - Issue 6

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Dear Commemorative Partners,
Memorial Day—the last Monday in May—began in 1868 as
“Decoration Day.” Founder John A. Logan, Grand Army of the
Republic commander in chief, designated it “for the purpose of
strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades
who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion, and
whose bodies now lie in almost every city, village, and hamlet
churchyard in the land.”
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