Loganís Memorial Day Order
If other eyes grow dull and other hands slack, and other hearts cold in the solemn trust, ours shall keep it well as long as the light and warmth of life remains to us.
Let us then, at the time appointed, gather around their sacred remains and garland the passionate grounds above them with the greenest lowers of springtime. Lt use raise above them the dear old flag they saved from dishonor. Let us in this solemn presences renew our pledges to aid and assist those whom they have left among us sacred charge upon the nationís gratitude. The soldierís and sailorsís widow and orphan.
II. It is the purpose of the commander in chief to inaugurate this observance with the hope that it will be lift up from year to year while a survivor of the war remains to honor the memory of his dead comrades he desires the public press to call attention to this order and lend its friendly aide and bringing it to the notice to comrades in all parts of the country in time for simultaneous compliance therewith.
III. Department commanders will use every effort to make this order effective.
By command of-
John Logan, Commander in Chief
N.F. Chirman, Adjutant General.
Location. 39° 44.326′ N, 104° 59.092′ W. Marker is in Denver, Colorado, in Denver County. Marker can be reached from E. 14th Avenue. Touch for map. Located on the south side of the Colorado State Capitol Building. Marker is in this post office area: Denver CO 80203, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Irving Hale (here, next to this marker); USS Colorado BB-45 (within shouting distance of this marker); Sand Creek Massacre (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colorado Soldier's Monument (about 300 feet away); Armenian Genocide (about 300 feet away); Colorado State Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away); Colorado State Capitol Time Capsule (about 300 feet away); Alfred Dach (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denver.
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