Chalmette in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Here We Honor Veterans Who Served Their Country
Over 15,000 veterans of American wars and their dependents are buried here. Of these, 6,773 are unknown. A variety of headstones and inscriptions mark the graves. Four veterans of the War of 1812 were re-interred here. Only the unknown veteran fought at the battle of New Orleans. He died on his way home to Tennessee after the war.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1864.
Location. 29° 56.583′ N, 89° 59.217′ W. Marker is in Chalmette, Louisiana, in St. Bernard Parish. Marker can be reached from Military Cemetery Road. Located in Chalmette National Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Battlefield Rd, Chalmette LA 70043, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Serving Those Who Saved Us (about 400 feet away, measured in Chalmette National Cemetery (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Chalmette National Cemetery (about 600 feet away); Roads and Ditches (about 700 feet away); Chalmette Plantation (about 700 feet away); Pakenham's Fall (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Main Attack (approx. 0.2 miles away); British Batteries (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chalmette.
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