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Observing Memorial Day

by Holly Robinson May 27, 2013 2:50 PM
Today across America, people remember the men and women who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. They place flowers and flags on their gravesites and hold programs to honor those who have served.

Initially, Memorial Day was known as Decoration Day and was celebrated on May 5. It originated after the Civil War to commemorate the Union and Confederate soldiers who died during that war. [More]

Civil War Medals, Odd Fellows Uniform Found in Abandoned Montana Storage Unit

by John Stevens October 22, 2010 2:54 PM
An entrepreneur who decided to invest in self-storage found more than he bargained for when he inspected his new property. One of the storage units in his new business had been abandoned 15 years earlier. Inside was a treasure trove of Civil War medals, old uniforms and other historic artifacts. [More]