Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service.
“Their silent wounds have speech
More eloquent than men;
Their tones can deeper reach
Than human voice or pen.” ~ William Woodman
Morning photographs made on the grounds of the National Cemetery, Salisbury, NC.
I certainly wish for a day when no more sacrifice of life was required in service of this nation or in protection of others, but mankind seems unable to live in peace or learn from past mistakes, at least on any large scale, so I’m afraid there will be more of these white headstones in the future.