Lost Limbs Foundation

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

May is Military Appreciation Month


Did you know that May is Military Appreciation Month AND Jewish American Heritage Month? 9,700 Jewish soldiers fought in the Civil War: 6700 for the Union and 3000 for the Confederacy. There were eight Jewish generals and 21 Jewish colonels. Six Jews were awarded the Medal of Honor.
Did you know that May is Military Appreciation Month AND Jewish American Heritage Month? 

9,700 Jewish soldiers fought in the Civil War: 6700 for the Union and 3000 for the Confederacy. There were eight Jewish generals and 21 Jewish colonels. Six Jews were awarded the Medal of Honor.