Traditional Memorial Day
Memorial day is not only the day of taking rest and like other just a lazy day off, actually this is day has its history and meaning of sacrifices for their country and their happiness. There is a various dispute in the exact origin of Memorial day; some people say that there is more than two dozen of cities and towns which are the real viewer of revolution for the country and countrymen. The first Memorial Day in April 1865, People gathered in that particular place and properly cremated those soldiers who died while in the Civil War. There are more than 257 soldiers who died in this war while some are still unknown from the National respect. After gathering those people are digging up they, interred the bodies in individual graves. After that, the lines which are written in the graveyard are the "Martyrs of the Race Course."
Firstly, when this day was started celebrations some people make an objection about that this would not be the officially holiday on this day. People started to wearing red poppies as the epitome of Memorial day which is start near about to 1915 in the honor of those American soldiers who died during this Civil War. Some women at which began selling red poppy in honor of the American soldiers who gave up their lives for their country. She did this because she wanted to make this flower as the epitome, and she successful in doing so. At the beginning of 1921, this flower became famous as the emblem of Memorial Day.
ANOTHER TRADITION ON MEMORIAL DAY:
There is another unique method of showing respect towards that great warrior according to the local time at 3 p.m. local time, (according to the 2000 National Moment of Remembrance Act), all Americans should show their way a moment of remembrance and respect, pausing from whatever they are doing for a moment of silence or listening to 'Taps.'"
Original Memorial Day
The reason behind celebrating memorials day is quite real because it is not a fairy tale, but it is a realistic story about those great and brave soldiers and civilians who fought bravely for their nation, for humanity, for their family, for themselves. This is the war against evil, in which goodness sometimes became weak but not loose. It is a solemn day of remembrance for everyone who had died while serving the American force. It is the honor for every soldier to make sacrifice his life for the nation.
Reasons of memorial day: Land of Waterloo is the land of origination of Civil War. Charleston, S.C, New York, Columbus, and many other towns and cities of America where the origin of the holiday. It is the bloody war, it seems all over there the river of blood during the war. At that time, 257 Union soldiers died during the Civil War. No one known about that graves where they were buried. Those soldiers are unknown for us. We didn't forget their heroic sacrifice.
They were even not properly cremated after death. It was not officially announced the Memorial Day until 1967. It is well said, “Suffering is always the part of the sacrifice, seeking suffering for its own is not sacrifice.” It means suffering will always be in the way of sacrifice, we should have to be suffering from various hindrance in the way of success. No one can achieve anything without pain.
“No pain No gain.” Memorial Day is celebrated on the last Monday of May. This year memorial day is celebrated on 30 may, which is the last Monday of May. Similar to this year next two years the Memorial Day will be celebrated on 29th and 28th of May in 2017 and 2018 respectively.
Tradional Memorial Day
There is no any concrete evidence available for the origin of Memorial Day. There are more than five towns how are considered as the birthplace of Memorial Day. But Waterloo is considered as officially declared the birthplace of Memorial Day by President Lyndon Johnson in May More than 257 soldiers have died during the Civil War. Even those bodies are not adequately created during this. Their bodies were lying down on the floor of churchyard, houses, town. There is an interesting fact behind the history of first decoration day is that, while on the first Decoration Day General J Garfield made a speech over there to convey the message and bravery songs of that great warrior who sacrifices their life for the safety of all humanity and families and their countryman. “137 years later, Memorial Day remains one of America’s most cherished patriotic observances. The spirit of this day has not changed it remains a day to honor those who died defending our freedom and democracy.” Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong. True patriotism isn’t cheap. It’s about taking on a fair share of share of the burden of keeping America going.
On the real memorial day, there were more than 5000 peoples for the cremations of those great people, people collect and make them decorates their graves Till At that time there were no counting of soldiers and peoples who died in Civil War, but approx. The calculation was made till 600,000. While during the cremation of dead bodies, women play an important rule for making those dead into burials.
“These fallen heroes represent the character of a nation who has a long history of patriotism and honor- and a nation who has fought many battles to keep our country free from threats of terror.”