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The old section of the cemetery is interesting to visit. The dead here were originally from Pennsylvania and the large monument to them is impressive. There is one D-Day casualty here as well. Worth a stop to check it out.
Now in two sections many call the "old" and "new" . The "old" section begin as a result of Civil War burials. While no new grave sites in the old section, spouses are still placed with the first deceased spouse if they are in the...More
Visiting our national treasure The cemetery is beautiful kept it’s like visiting Arlington cemetery in Washington DC. So much rich history to learn about and I think that the people lying there at rest for the sacrifices they made for this country they’re all true...More
While driving down Main St. in Culpeper, we happened to see the sign to the National Cemetery and decided to stop in the early evening, just before sunset. It was so peaceful and beautiful there. Kind of like a mini Arlington. 900+ grave markers of...More
It was an honor to help place wreaths on the tombstones, especially my Dad’s. This cemetery looks like it’s well taken care of. If you bring fresh flowers, there is a container that has the flower holders approved to place by the tombstone. However, what...More
Original interments were remains of Union soldiers from burial grounds near hospitals of the Army of the Potomac, while encamped at Brandy Station in 1863-64; Cedar Mountain, Gordonsville, Trevilian Station and other places in the vicinity.
The cemetery's layout is in three sections. First section ( I call the main section) is behind the main iron gate within yards of the office/tool house, with three info stands. Just to the west, separated by a five foot red brick wall will be...More