Tagged: Abraham Lincoln’s Military Experience

Famous Veterans: List of Presidents Who Served

 George Washington set an important precedent by entering the Presidency as a civilian By Hans Petersen, VA Staff Writer A majority of America’s presidents came to office as Veterans. Twenty-six of our 45 Presidents served in the military. Presidential Veterans often coincided with America’s military engagements. Until World War II, a majority of our presidents had served in the Army.… Read more
US Flags at Half-Staff

Flag at Half-Staff Alert – Day of Remembrance for President Abraham Lincoln – Wednesday, April 15th

In accordance with a Presidential proclamation issued Tuesday, April 14, 2015, the United States flag is to be flown at half-staff today, Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in honor of a Day of Remembrance for President Abraham Lincoln. Flags should be lowered at sunrise and remain at half-staff until sunset on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.… Read more