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Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. ... Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. The Military Cemetery at the Fishkill Supply Depot is on private property and the land owner will prosecute trespassers, however visitors can stand at the entrance of the cemetery in front of the memorial and show their respects.