Memorial Day

The muffled drum’s sad roll has beat
The soldier’s last tattoo;
No more on life’s parade shall meet
The brave and daring few.
On Fame’s eternal camping-ground
Their silent tents are spread,
And Glory guards with solemn round
The bivouac of the dead.

The Bivouac of the Dead, Theodore O’Hara (1820-1867)

Photo of cemetary with American Flags posted at all the gravestones

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