Get-out guide for the Memorial Day weekend

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Boy Scout Andrew Conquest of Brandon, Miss., is one of about 180 volunteers, scouts and families who placed 18,000 small American flags on the graves of the Union soldiers and other military who have died since in the Vicksburg National Cemetery in Vicksburg, Miss., Friday, March 25, 2012. The flags are placed on the graves only once a year, during the Memorial Day weekend. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)