Remember those who’ve served in the US military throughout history.
Molly Pitcher (Mary Ludwig), an American Revolutionary heroine, loading a cannon at the Battle of Monmouth, NJ, June 28, 1778. Her husband has fallen from exhaustion beside the cannon. Painting by D.M. Carter, Sons of the Revolution.
“Captains of three student companies” a voluntary company at the University of Michigan trains for Civil War service, 1861.
- The highly decorated 369th Infantry Regiment of World War I, an African American regiment.
Eleanor Roosevelt with soldiers on Guadalcanal in the middle of World War II.