Maltese Cross: The eight points are said to symbolize the Eight Points of Courage: Loyalty, Piety, Generosity, Bravery, Glory and honor, Contempt of death, Helpfulness towards the poor and the sick Respect for the church. Currently the symbol for the Sovereign Military Order of Malta. SMOM was preceded by Knights Hospitalier and then Knights of Malta
Dead set legend: Mary Edwards Walker (November 26, 1832 - February 21, 1919) was an American feminist, abolitionist, prohibitionist, alleged spy, prisoner of war and surgeon. She is one of only eight civilians, and the only woman ever to receive the Medal of Honor.
Viola Fauver Gregg Liuzzo (April 11, 1925 – March 25, 1965) was a Unitarian Universalist civil rights activist and mother of three from Detroit, Michigan, who was murdered at age 39 by Ku Klux Klan members after the 1965 Selma to Montgomery marches in Alabama. One of the Klansmen in the car from which the shots were fired was a FBI informant. (rw)
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