This video is jam-packed with little-known Memorial Day facts that may stump even the most well read history and military buffs in the United States. How many Americans travel on Memorial Day weekend? Why did southern states refuse to celebrate Memorial Day until after the Civil War? At what time is the American flag moved from half to full mast on Memorial Day? What is the Confederate Memorial Day and how is it related to the Memorial Day we know today?
If you want the answers to these questions, and many more, you’ll have to watch the video. Even if you knew the answers to many of the questions there are some little known facts in the video that could expand your knowledge on this solemn holiday.
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