All families seem to have their own set of traditions. In mine it seems to be military service. I often joke that my ancestors showed up for every war because we don’t get along with anybody.
Exploring my personal family history with the story of my 3x great grandfather L.J. Eckler. Civil war soldier, and Andersonville POW, who served under Custer in the 6th Michigan Calvary at the Battle of Trevilian Station.