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United States National Military Cemetery - Staunton

 
 
United States National Military Cemetery - Staunton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert H. Moore, II, March 5, 2009
1. United States National Military Cemetery - Staunton Marker
Inscription.  
United States
National Military Cemetery
Staunton.
Established 1867.
Interments 753.
Known 232.
Unknown 521.

 
Erected 1867.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 38° 8.424′ N, 79° 2.985′ W. Marker is in Staunton, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Richmond Avenue (U.S. 250). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Staunton VA 24401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Address by President Lincoln (a few steps from this marker); Staunton National Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Great Indian Warrior Trading Path (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Settler's Grave (approx. 0.6 miles away); Avenue of Trees (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind (approx. 0.9 miles
United States National Military Cemetery - Staunton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert H. Moore, II, March 5, 2009
2. United States National Military Cemetery - Staunton Marker
The plaque is mounted on a 32-pounder Seacoast Gun, Pattern of 1829.
away); The Barger House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Birthplace of Woodrow Wilson (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staunton.
 
Also see . . .  More than names in stone: Union soldiers in Staunton National Cemetery. (Submitted on March 20, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia.)
 
Staunton National Cemetery - National Register of Historic Places marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert H. Moore, II, March 5, 2009
3. Staunton National Cemetery - National Register of Historic Places marker
Entrance plaque, Staunton National Cemeter image. Click for full size.
By Robert H. Moore, II, March 5, 2009
4. Entrance plaque, Staunton National Cemeter
Entrance plaque, Staunton National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Robert H. Moore, II, March 5, 2009
5. Entrance plaque, Staunton National Cemetery
Meigs Style House located at the Staunton National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Robert H. Moore, II, March 5, 2009
6. Meigs Style House located at the Staunton National Cemetery
Entrance sign to the Staunton National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Robert H. Moore, II, March 5, 2009
7. Entrance sign to the Staunton National Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 6, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,319 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on March 6, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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