Q:Memorial day was started to remember those who died in what conflict?
A: Civil War. In 1868. Following World War I, Memorial Day was expanded to honor those who died in all U.S. wars.
Q:In what war were American soldiers widely called "doughboys?"
A: WW I
Q: Why is General John Alexander Logan important to the celebration of Memorial Day?
A: He ordered that the holiday be observed by decorating the graves of the war dead.
Q: On what date was Memorial Day first observed?
A: May 5th, 1866