Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Civil War Unknowns Monument
Erected 1866 by Department of War.
Location. 38° 52.825′ N, 77° 4.389′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker can be reached from Sherman Drive north of Sheridan Drive. Touch for map. The monument is in Section 26 of the National Cemetery, east of Sherman Drive, west of the rose garden and southwest of the Arlington House National Memorial. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Volunteer Group, China Air Task Force and the 14th Air Force (within shouting distance of this marker); The Kingdom of My Childhood (within Garden to Graves (within shouting distance of this marker); The Arlington Woodlands (within shouting distance of this marker); Guardian of a Nation's Heritage (within shouting distance of this marker); Arlington House, 1864 (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); Pierre Charles L’Enfant (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Arlington Estate, 1860 (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Heroes • War, US Civil •
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