‘Photographs of veterans of Napoleon’s Grande Armée and the Guard wearing their original uniforms and insignia. Likely date May 5, 1858 – all are wearing the Saint Helene medal, issued on August 12, 1857 to all veterans of the wars of the Revolution and the Empire. May 5 – the anniversary of the death of Napoleon. Every year on that date veterans gathered in Paris:
Veterans Day activities: Awesome "Dog tag thank you note" craftivity. What a cool idea to thank a real veteran. Includes a link to a complete list of a the Veterans' Retirement Homes in every state! Makes students' writing so much more meaningful.