Memorial Day

It is with deep gratitude that I remember the men and women of this country who have given the ultimate sacrifice to ensure our freedoms.

firstflagOriginal flag that inspired “The Star-Spangled Banner”

Thomas Pearson (ca 1751-ca 1835), Revolutionary War

William Ballard (1715-ca 1794), Revolutionary War

John Ford (1808-1884), Mexican War, Civil War

Lyman S. Ford (1832-1897), Civil War

Paul Mayer (1832-1885), Civil War

Harold C. Ford (1917-2003), WWII POW

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