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Florence in Florence County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Carillon

Florence National Cemetery

 
 
Carillon Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, May 2, 2020
1. Carillon Marker
Inscription.  
AMVETS dedicated this Carillon as a
living memorial to America’s Veterans
who served their country honorably
for the cause of freedom
June 6, 1987
Florence National Cemetery
Florence South Carolina

“… As these Bells Ring… Honored dead Rest… Freedom lives…”

 
Erected 1987 by U.S Department of Veteran Affairs, National Cemetery Administration.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 34° 11.058′ N, 79° 45.208′ W. Marker is in Florence, South Carolina, in Florence County. Memorial can be reached from East National Cemetery Road, 0.1 miles Stockade Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 803 East National Cemetery Road, Florence SC 29506, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Florence National Cemetery (here, next to this marker); A National Cemetery System (a few steps from this marker);
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Civil War Union Burials (within shouting distance of this marker); Dahlgren, IX-inch (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named A National Cemetery System (about 700 feet away); Brooke Rifled Cannon, VII-inch (about 700 feet away); Guns of the CSS Peedee (about 800 feet away); Brooke Rifled Cannon, VI.4-inch (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
Regarding Carillon. The Florence National Cemetery is composed of two properties. The oldest portion is the original 1865 property, which was expanded by two acres in 1942. A new 19-acre area southeast of the older cemetery was established in 1984.
 
Carillon Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, May 2, 2020
2. Carillon Marker
Jacob Brawler image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, May 2, 2020
3. Jacob Brawler
In Memory Of
Jacob Brawler
And His Twenty-Two Sons
Who Lost Their Lives Serving
In The Continental Line
Revolutionary War
Florence National Cemetery (Old Section) Entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, May 2, 2020
4. Florence National Cemetery (Old Section) Entrance
Florence National Cemetery National Register of Historical Places Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, May 2, 2020
5. Florence National Cemetery National Register of Historical Places Plaque
Florence National cemetery Map image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, May 2, 2020
6. Florence National cemetery Map
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 188 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 6, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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