Takoma in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Battleground National Cemetery
Rock Creek Park
— National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
Between the 1870s and early 1900s a Superintendent's Lodge, rostrum, flagpole, and regimental monuments were added to the cemetery to pay tribute to the brave men who sacrificed all to preserve this nation and its capital city. In addition to the fallen soldiers, and the cemetery also holds the remains of the wife and three children of August Armbrecht, the original superintendent of the cemetery.
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Defenses of Washington, and the National Cemeteries marker series.
Location. 38° 58.242′ N, 77° 1.617′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6625 Georgia Avenue Northwest, Washington DC 20012, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Roll Call (here, next to this marker); The 25th New York Cavalry (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Battleground National Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); 98th Pennsylvania Infantry (a few steps from this marker); The 122nd New York Volunteer Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Company K, 150th Ohio National Guard Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Automobiling on The Avenue (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of a Tulip Tree (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Takoma.
Also see . . . Battleground National Cemetery - National Park Service. (Submitted on March 6, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 617 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 6, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 7. submitted on June 14, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.