After our country's bloodiest war, Decorations Day was started by the Grand Army of the Republic as an occasion to remember and decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers. During World War I, the holiday grew to include remembering the war dead, from that conflict. The holiday has grown to include remembering all of military members dying during service to these United States from the revolution to current times, such as ...
Randy Lewis Johnson, Jr.
John M. Dawson
and, ... Many Others
Wikipedia - United States Military Casualties of War