Memorial Day

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Date: May 29, 2012
Contact: Barbara Justice, 301-662-3515

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Flags at Monocacy National Battlefield

During Memorial Day weekend Monocacy National Battlefield hosted a memorial flag display in honor of those soldiers who fell during the Battle of Monocacy. Volunteers placed 1100 Union and Confederate flags on Saturday, May 26th. Each flag represented either two Union soldiers or two Confederate soldiers, causalities of the July 9, 1864 battle. Park rangers presented programs about the history of Memorial Day throughout the weekend. On Memorial Day, May 28, at 3:00 p.m. park staff and visitors paused for one minute of silence followed by the playing of taps to pay tribute to the men and women who have died in service to our country.

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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Frederick, MD 21704

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