Monday, May 26, 2008

Happy Memorial day To Our American Friends!





Lieutenant John Moore



The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here. It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us -- that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion -- that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain -- that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom -- and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
Abraham Lincoln, Gettysburg, 1863.



This touching picture and note and this video were borrowed from the "Moore Family Blog" http://mooreschristmas.blogspot.com/2008_05_01_archive.html

3 comments:

Mrs. Mac said...

What a nice tribute to those that have paid the ultimate sacrifice ... and to those that have and are currently serving. Thank you, our Northern Neighbors! Hugs

Wendy WaterBirde said...

Hi Again Terry,

I really loved what you said about the Good Shepard image in the comments, and i qouted it in the post...hope thats okay : )

Peaceful week to you : ) Wendy

Pat said...

Thank you for the beautiful memorial to those who gave all.
A big hug coming your way from Michigan!