Delaware General Assembly


WHEREAS, the 11th day of October, 1779, is the date in American history of the heroic death of Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski, who died from wounds received on October 9th, 1779, at the siege of Savannah, Georgia; and

WHEREAS, it is fitting that the recurring anniversary of this day be commemorated with suitable patriotic and public exercises in observing and commemorating the death of this great American hero of the Revolutionary War; therefore

Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

That the Governor of the State of Delaware be authorized and directed to issue a proclamation calling upon officials of the Government to display the flag of the United States on all governmental buildings on October 11th of each year and inviting the people of the State of Delaware to observe the day in schools and churches, or other suitable places, with appropriate ceremonies in commemoration of the death of General Casimir Pulaski.

Approved February 25, 1935.