Monday, May 26, 2008

Memorial Day

From the New York Times, June 7, 1868. This item is Memorial Day's first appearance in the Times.

comments: 3

T. said...

Thanks for this special entry.

Genevieve Netz said...

The other remains must have been taken home -- all but the one unknown soldier.

Jacob said...

Thanks for sharing this. I am a pastor in Lafayette (IN). This is a great tidbit to include in my sermon for that day.