Episode 3 – Genealogy and Fallen Soldiers – Memorial Day Special

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In this special Memorial Day episode of Mel’s Genealogy Show, host Melanie Reeve provides a brief history behind Memorial Day and suggests allowing genealogy to help you better honor the fallen soldiers in your tree.


Theme Song
“Long Road Ahead” by┬áKevin MacLeod
is licensed under a CC Attribution 3.0

American Flag is licensed under a CC Attribution 3.0

General John A Logan
Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division
[LC-B8172-6403 DLC (b&w film neg.)]

Confederate Cemetery at the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park
is licensed under a CC Attribution 3.0
By Flickr: dbking
[CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)]
via WIkimedia Commons

Strelitzia reginae (Flowers and Memorial Day decorations on WWII graves)
is licensed under a CC Attribution 3.0
Forest & Kim Starr
[CC-BY-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)]
via Wikimedia Commons

US Memorial Day Website – History

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