Tag: "Civil War"
What began as a holiday on May 30, 1868 to remember and honor Union and Confederate soldiers who fought in the American Civil War has become a day on which many different traditions are held. In 1911, the first Indy 500 was held on the Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend, which brings many people to [...]
Gin & Tonic? Yup, and it wasn’t used as a way to quench thirst. It was invented during the French and Indian War as an anesthetic. During the Revolutionary War, ambulatory care was refined with horses & wagon transporting soldiers from the field to makeshift hospitals for quicker treatment. Also, after the battles were over, [...]