Contributed by Spencer Miller on Apr 26, 2003
A Memorial Day tribute to the soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice during all the wars fought by Americans for freedom and justice.
INTRODUCTION. In 1867 some deeply caring women of Columbus, Mississippi, decorated not only the graves of their own dead who had given their lives in the great Civil War which had just ended, but also the graves of the Northern soldiers who were buried there.
This extremely noble act inspired