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United States National Military Cemetery - Danville

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 23, 2021
1. United States National Military Cemetery - Danville Marker
Inscription.  
United States
National Military Cemetery
Danville.

Established Aug. 14th 1867.
Interments: 1314.
Known: 1171.
Unknown: 143.

 
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. A significant historical date for this entry is August 14, 1867.
 
Location. 36° 34.627′ N, 79° 23.353′ W. Marker is in Danville, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Lee Street just west of Berryman Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 721 Lee St, Danville VA 24541, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Danville Cemeteries (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Danville Confederate Soldier's Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Fox-Hawkins House (approx. half a mile away); The J.B. Ley House (approx. half a mile away); The John Lee House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Danville Rail Passenger Station
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 23, 2021
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); The John T. Watson, Jr. House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Loyal Baptist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 21 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 26, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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