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Historic Cemetery Marker seen along Market Street, looking east image, Touch for more information
By Mike Stroud, October 12, 2013
Historic Cemetery Marker seen along Market Street, looking east
1Virginia (Accomack County), Onancock — Historic Cemetery
Known as the Scott Hall Cemetery, it dates from the late 18th century. Here will be found the grave of Commodore Whaley of the Maryland Navy who was killed in the Battle of the Barges in the Chesapeake Bay near the mouth of Onancock Creek in . . . Map (db m7681) HM
2Virginia (Accomack County), Tangier — Gravestones
Many people ask about the gravestones in front yards. While not unique to Tangier Island and seen throughout the Eastern Shore of Virginia, these are more obvious on such a small island. A number of reasons have been given for these burial sites: . . . Map (db m106973) HM
3Virginia (Accomack County), Temperanceville — Francis Makemie Monument
Erected in Gratitude to God And in grateful, remembrance of his servant and minister Francis Makemie, who was born in Ramelton, County Donegal, Ireland, A.D. 1658(?) was educated at Glasgow University, Scotland, and came as an ordained Evangelist to . . . Map (db m7838) HM
4Virginia (Accomack County), Temperanceville — This Memorial Pyramid
Commemorates the belief that in this ancient family cemetery were buried near the remains of Francis Makemie, those of his wife Naomi, his daughters Elizabeth and Madame Anne Holden, and his father-in-law, William Anderson. Also those of John . . . Map (db m7840) HM
5Virginia (Albemarle County), Brownsville — The Rothwell Family ... / Elisha Wm. Robertson ...
The Rothwell Family of Albemarle County Virginia. Claiborne one of the first of the Rothwells to live in this county, was born about 1741 as reported in The Virginia Advocate, Saturday Oct. 11, 1828 and “died on Oct. 6 in his 87th . . . Map (db m3996) HM
6Virginia (Albemarle County), Charlottesville — Albemarle Barracks Burial Site
"In 1779 4,000 prisoners, British and their German auxiliaries, captured at the Battle of Saratoga in 1777, marched over 600 miles to quarters, called 'The Barracks', situated a half mile north of this site. Traditionally, some of these prisoners . . . Map (db m37586) HM
7Virginia (Albemarle County), Charlottesville — W-163 — Revolutionary Soldiers Graves
Jesse Pitman Lewis (d. March 8, 1849), of the Virginia Militia, and Taliaferro Lewis (d. July 12, 1810), of the Continental Line, two of several brothers who fought in the War for Independence, are buried in the Lewis family cemetery 100 yards south . . . Map (db m3994) HM
8Virginia (Albemarle County), Charlottesville — The Levy Legacy — Thomas Jefferson's Monticello —
After Jefferson's death in 1826, his heirs sold his property, including his slaves, to pay his debts. Naval officer Uriah Phillips Levy, who admired Jefferson for his support of religious liberty, purchased Monticello in 1834 to preserve it. This is . . . Map (db m80808) HM
9Virginia (Albemarle County), Charlottesville — The Monticello Graveyard
This graveyard had its beginning in an agreement between two young men, Thomas Jefferson and Dabney Carr, who were school-mates and friends. They agreed that they would be buried under a great oak which stood here. Carr, who married Jefferson's . . . Map (db m80807) HM
10Virginia (Albemarle County), Cismont — W-242 — Grace Episcopal Church
The vestry of Fredericksville Parish commissioned a church for this site in 1745. First known as Middle Church, the wood-frame building was later called Walker's Church. Thomas Jefferson attended the nearby classical school of the Rev. James Maury, . . . Map (db m170120) HM
11Virginia (Albemarle County), Scottsville — Scottsville Confederate Cemetery
In memory of the soldiers who died in the Confederate General Hospital in Scottsville 1862-1863 Beattie, F.M. Co. H 23 NC Boyle, Andrew Co. D 41 VA Brashear, Denis P. Co. E 4 AL Clark, Henry Co. E 15 AL Clark, Hosey L. Co. F 2 MS . . . Map (db m22784) HM
12Virginia (Albemarle County), Scottsville — GA-45 — Wilson Cary Nicholas — 1761-1820
Just to the south was Mount Warren, the home of Wilson Cary Nicholas. He served in the Continental army, represented Albemarle County in the General Assembly (1784–1789, 1794–1799), and was a delegate to the Virginia Convention of 1788 . . . Map (db m19406) HM
13Virginia, Alexandria — "Pursuers of Booth the Assassin" — Alexandria National Cemetery
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14Virginia, Alexandria — A National Cemetery System
Civil War Dead An estimated 700,000 Union and Confederate soldiers died in the Civil War between April 1861 and April 1865. As the death toll rose, the U.S. government struggled with the urgent but unplanned need to bury fallen Union . . . Map (db m92115) HM
15Virginia, Alexandria — African American Heritage Memorial
[Plaque on the left side of the entrance:] From the establishment of Alexandria in 1749 to the present time, African Americans have been a vibrant part of this city's history. The City of Alexandria would not exist in its present form were . . . Map (db m131547) HM
16Virginia, Alexandria — Alexandria National Cemetery
Securing the Capital On May 24, 1861, Gen. Winfield Scott ordered eleven regiments of Union troops from Washington, D.C., across the Potomac River, where they captured Arlington and Alexandria. After their defeat in July at Manassas, . . . Map (db m92113) HM
17Virginia, Alexandria — Bethel Cemetery — Resting place of 21 CSA Virginia soldiers
Henry A. Crump 60th Inf • William M. David 62nd Inf • George W.L. Francis 7th Cav • William H. Haws 8th Inf • George W. Herndon 13th Inf • Elias M. Herring 18th Inf • Elijah F. Hutchison 6th Cav • Edward S. Jett 56th Inf • John J. Knoxville 9th . . . Map (db m150721) HM WM
18Virginia, Alexandria — Bethel Cemetery — Here rests 15 Alexandria area soldiers of the 17th Virginia Regiment, CSA
Brown, Alexander H. • Carter, Merriwether T. • Darley, William • Jones, George W. • Lawler, John Joseph • Lewis, William L. • Pitts, Henry Segar • Pitts, Robert Tyler • Proctor, John J. • Roland, Richard N. • Sutherland, John W. • Turner, Albert . . . Map (db m150723) HM WM
19Virginia, Alexandria — Confederate Soldiers
"How sleep the brave who sink to rest By all their country's wishes blest" Beneath this mound lie the remains of thirty-four Confederate Soldiers Which were disinterred from the Alexandria Soldiers' Cemetery (Federal) and reinterred . . . Map (db m129286) HM WM
20Virginia, Alexandria — Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery Memorial
The Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery Memorial is dedicated to honoring more than 1,700 people of African descent buried here during and following the Civil War, as well as those who may have been laid to rest after the cemetery officially . . . Map (db m77244) HM WM
21Virginia, Alexandria — Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery Memorial
Seeking freedom and a chance to begin a new life thousands of African Americans fleeing slavery flooded Civil War-era Alexandria. The city was quickly overwhelmed, and as living conditions grew dire, many perished from disease and deprivation. In . . . Map (db m86652) HM
22Virginia, Alexandria — Courtesy of Bethel Cemetery, Est. 1885
Courtesy of Bethel Cemetery, Est. 1885 on whose grounds rests ten members of Col. John Singleton Mosby's Rangers, 43rd BN CSA. The area of Northern Virginia was known during the war and ever since as Mosby's Confederacy Ayre, George . . . Map (db m150722) HM WM
23Virginia, Alexandria — Douglass Cemetery — circa, 1827
The Douglass Cemetery Association was founded in 1895 as a non-denominational, segregated cemetery for Alexandria's African American community. The Douglass Cemetery is named in memory of Frederick Douglass, who was an American abolitionist, . . . Map (db m140586) HM
24Virginia, Alexandria — Former USCT Burial Ground — Rather Die Freemen Than Live To Be Slaves
This corner of the cemetery was probably reserved for members of the U.S. Colored Troops, some of whom were veterans of battles like the siege of Petersburg and the Battle of the Crater. In 1864, a group of USCT convalescing at L'Ouveruture . . . Map (db m87058) HM
25Virginia, Alexandria — E-109 — Freedmen’s Cemetery
Federal authorities established a cemetery here for newly freed African Americans during the Civil War. In January 1864, the military governor of Alexandria confiscated for use as a burying ground an abandoned pasture from a family with Confederate . . . Map (db m122082) HM
26Virginia, Alexandria — Jackson Cemetery — City of Alexandria Est. 1749
In 1884, James F. Jackson purchased the largest parcel in "The Fort," a post-Civil War African American community. He paid $300 for his 11.5 acres with the "western slope of a bank of Fort Ward." James and wife Catherine (Katie/Kittie), natives . . . Map (db m149737) HM
27Virginia, Alexandria — Lee-Fendall House
Built by Philip Richard Fendall in 1785 on land purchased from Henry (Light Horse Harry) Lee. Lee was a brilliant cavalry officer in the Revolution, close friend of George Washington, Virginia Assemblyman, member of Congress and Governor of . . . Map (db m128768) HM
28Virginia, Alexandria — L'Overture Hospital HQ — February 15, 1864
During the Civil War, 217 was the headquarters of the L'Overture Hospital. It was named after Tousaint L'Overture — Hispaniola's (Haiti) slave revolt leader. Patients were African American Union Soldiers & “contrabands” (escaped . . . Map (db m74279) HM WM
29Virginia, Alexandria — Oakland Baptist Church Cemetery — City of Alexandria Est. 1749
In 1939, Samuel Javins conveyed the land which was referred to as "Oakland Church lot" nine years earlier, to the Oakland Baptist Church, after the death of his wife, Florence McKnight Javins. She inherited the property from her mother, Harriet . . . Map (db m81223) HM
30Virginia, Alexandria — Old Presbyterian Meeting House — Presbyterian Cemetery
In this cemetery rest the earthly remains of Patriots in the Revolutionary War, many of whom were of Scottish ancestry. These Patriots, along with many Presbyterians from Alexandria, fought for the cause of Liberty and assisted the Soldiers . . . Map (db m129163) HM
31Virginia, Alexandria — Rosemont
Rosemont has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior as of August 24, 1992 Map (db m133931) HM
32Virginia, Alexandria — The Oakland Baptist Church — City of Alexandria Est. 1749
Several residents of "The Fort" community were founders of the Oakland Baptist Church, which is located at the intersection of King Street and Braddock Road. The congregation started worshiping in a bush arbor as Oak Hill Baptist Mission in 1888 . . . Map (db m81185) HM
33Virginia, Alexandria — Welcome to Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery Memorial
[West wall:] During the Civil War, Alexandria's population swelled with more than 20,000 enslaved African Americans fleeing Confederate territory for safety behind Union lines. Initially called Contrabands because they were considered . . . Map (db m127734) HM
34Virginia (Alleghany County), Low Moor — Jackson River Depot — Crook's Raid
During the Civil War, the Jackson River Depot was located here. It marked the western terminus of the Virginia Central Railroad, which extended 200 miles from Hanover Junction north of Richmond. Located just east of the Kanawha Pass of the Allegheny . . . Map (db m107980) HM
35Virginia (Alleghany County), Low Moor — Oakland Presbyterian Church — Organized 1834
In continuous use as a place of worship except for a period between 1861 and 1865 when it was used as a hospital for a contingent of General T.J. (Stonewall) Jackson's troops encamped nearby. A monument in the churchyard marks the graves of . . . Map (db m46379) HM
36Virginia (Alleghany County), Low Moor — Oakland Presbyterian Church and Cemetery — A Brief History
William Henry Haynes, Sr. donated land for the Oakland Church and cemetery in 1811 to trustees James M. Montague, John P. Haynes, David Williamson and William H. Haynes, Jr. But the deed was not recorded until 1859. The original structure is said to . . . Map (db m46378) HM
37Virginia (Amelia County), Amelia Court House — M-31 — William Branch Giles
Noted lawyer and statesman William Branch Giles was born 12 Aug. 1762 in Amelia County and educated at Hampden-Sydney College, Princeton, and the College of William and Mary. Giles served Virginia in the United States House of Representatives . . . Map (db m19039) HM
38Virginia (Amherst County), Clifford — R-60 — Grave of Patrick Henry’s Mother
In the grove of trees some hundreds of yards to the west is the grave of Sarah Winston (Henry), mother of Patrick Henry, who died in November, 1784.Map (db m123090) HM
39Virginia (Appomattox County), Appomattox — Appomattox Confederate Cemetery Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of those who served in the defense of the Confederate States of AmericaMap (db m169382) WM
40Virginia (Appomattox County), Appomattox — MG-1 — Appomattox Court House Confederate Cemetery
Here are buried eighteen Confederate soldiers who died April 8 and 9, 1865 in the closing days of the War Between the States. The remains of one unknown Union soldier found some years after the war are interred beside the Confederate dead. About 500 . . . Map (db m156470) HM
41Virginia (Appomattox County), Appomattox — Confederate Cemetery
Buried here are nineteen men (out of perhaps 100) killed during the last two days of war in Virginia. These men were at first buried where they died – at hospitals or in farm fields and woodlots around Appomattox Court House. But in 1866, the . . . Map (db m5990) HM
42Virginia (Appomattox County), Appomattox — Lafayette W. Meeks
Son of (Francis & Maria Meeks,) Born March 2, 1843; and died in the defence of his country October 4, 1861 at Fairfax Court House Va. He was a member of the Appomattox Rangers, in which Company he served faithfully in the battles Bull Run and . . . Map (db m169635) HM
43Virginia (Appomattox County), Appomattox — Raine Cemetery and Monument
The 30-foot obelisk marks the Raine family cemetery. Erected in 1912 by C. Hunter Raine, the monument honors past family members, including C. Hunter’s father, Charles James Raine, who served as a captain in the Lee Battery of Virginia Artillery. . . . Map (db m36257) HM
44Virginia (Appomattox County), Appomattox — Raine Memorial
(Front):Erected by C. Hunter Raine in loving memory of his father Chas. J. Raine captain of Lee Battery, Co. A, Virginia Artillery, C. S. A. Killed in the Battle of Mine Run Va., November 30th, 1863 and the members of the family buried . . . Map (db m15520) HM
45Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington — Avenue of Heroes — George Washington Memorial Parkway — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
Memorial Avenue was created at the same time as Arlington Memorial Bridge to serve as a ceremonial entrance to Arlington National Cemetery. The avenue was originally planned to be flanked by numerous statues of American heroes. Seven memorials . . . Map (db m142188) HM
46Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington — Granite Acroterion — 1926
This acroterion originally decorated the pediment over the main entrance of the Abbey Mausoleum, which overlooked Arlington National Cemetery. Built in 1926 by the United States Mausoleum Company, the Romanesque-style building featured an impressive . . . Map (db m66941) HM
47Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington — Long Bridge Park: A Community Space
This stretch of riverside has hosted many diverse communities over time. Nameroughquena tribal homes, the large estates of the Lees and other prominent families, raucous Jackson City, and historic African-American neighborhoods have all existed in . . . Map (db m134978) HM
48Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington — Mary Carlin House
This home incorporates the original log house built about 1800 by William Carlin. It is one of the earliest structures remaining in Arlington. At one time, Carlin had been a tailor in Alexandria whose clients included George Washington. Mr. Carlin’s . . . Map (db m56352) HM
49Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington — Mary Randolph
Mary Randolph, wife of David Meade Randoph, and first person known to be buried at Arlington, was the eldest child of Thomas Mann and Ann Cary Randolph, of Tuckahoe. Her maternal grandfather was Archibald Cary, of Ampthill; Her paternal . . . Map (db m135882) HM
50Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington — Mast of the USS Maine
The United States Battleship MAINE exploded and sank in Havana Harbor, Cuba on February 15, 1898. The rallying cry, "Remember the MAINE" swept the nation, inciting public opinion and precipitating the Spanish-American War. In March, . . . Map (db m10977) HM
51Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington — Matthew Alexander Henson — Co-discoverer of the North Pole
Obverse: Reached the North Pole on April 6, 1909, with Robert E. Peary and four Polar Eskimos. [Caption with image of group at Pole:] Ooqueah, Ootah, Henson, Egingwah, Seegloo. Matthew Alexander Henson Re-interment . . . Map (db m11773) HM
52Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington — McClellan Gate
[East face, top of the arch:] McCLELLAN Here rest 15,585 of the 315,555 citizens who died in defense of our country from 1861 to 1865. "On fame's eternal camping ground their silent tents are spread, And glory guards with . . . Map (db m24587) HM
53Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington — Memorial to US Airmen killed in Denmark
In World War II a total of 135 U.S. airmen were killed in action over Denmark where they were buried. They defied danger to come to our assistance in our fight for freedom. They will forever be remembered with Denmark's gratitude.Map (db m11851) HM
54Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington — Merrill's Marauders
[Unit insignia]: "Ranger - Merrill's Marauders" In memory of the gallant men of the 5307th Composite Unit (Prov.) Northern Burma Campaign, 1944 "Sua Sponte"Map (db m15173) HM
55Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington — Montford Point Marines — The First Black Marines — 1942      -     1949 —
"The footprints of the Montford Point Marines were left on the beaches of Roi-Namur, Saipan, Guam, Peleliu, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa. The tides and winds have, long ago, washed them out into the seas of history; but, “The Chosen Few” . . . Map (db m11472) HM
56Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington — Old Ball Family Burial Ground
This is one of Arlington’s oldest family burial grounds. Ensign John Ball (1748- 1814), a veteran of the American Revolution (Sixth Virginia Infantry), is buried here. John Ball was the son of Moses Ball, who was one of the pioneer settlers in the . . . Map (db m56482) HM
57Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington — Robert Edwin Peary — Discoverer of the North Pole - April 6, 1909 — [and] his beloved wife, Josephine Diebitsch (1863-1955) —
Rear Admiral, USN; Civil Engineer, Explorer, Scientist (1856-1920) Invenium Viam Avt Facium Erected by the National Geographic Society. Dedicated April 6, 1922, by the President of the United States, the Chief Justice of the . . . Map (db m14709) HM
58Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington — Southern-Shreve Cemetery
Five generations of the Southern, Shreve, and related families are interred in this burial plot. The Shreve family in Arlington dates from the arrival of Samuel Shreve from New Jersey about 1780. Shreve purchased a tract of land near Ballston in . . . Map (db m64878) HM
59Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington — The Ball-Carlin Cemetery
Here between 1766 and 1908 were buried members of the Ball and Carlin families. In 1742 John Ball was granted 166 acres in this area and in 1748 his brother Moses Ball was granted 91 adjoining acres, now the site of Doctor’s Hospital. They were . . . Map (db m55376) HM
60Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington — Travers Family Graveyard
John N. and Elizabeth Causins Travers established a 30-acre farm here in 1832, when Arlington was rural and had less than 1,500 inhabitants. Over the years the land was subdivided. Descendants and kin lived here, contributing to the life of . . . Map (db m49800) HM
61Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — "Lest We Forget - We Stand on Your Shoulders"
Dedicated in memory of the United States Colored Troops, citizens, freed slaves, and contraband of Freedman's Village by the descendants and friends. October 9, 1992.Map (db m15009) HM
62Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — "The Borinqueneers" — 65th Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army
Dedicated to the men of the 65th Infantry Regiment, United States Army, for their valor and patriotism during the Korean War, 1950 - 1953. Official seals of the Department of the Army and the 65th Infantry Regiment Dedicado a los . . . Map (db m77574) WM
63Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — 173d Airborne Brigade (Sep) — 1963 - 1971
In commemoration of all Sky Soldiers whose valor and sacrifice in defense of South Vietnam must never be forgotten. "All gave some - Some gave all" Renderings of military insignia: Combat Infantryman Badge 173rd Airborne Brigade Paratrooper . . . Map (db m24554) HM
64Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion — "Triple Nickels"           "Smoke Jumpers" —       1943    -    1947      —
. . . Map (db m15643) HM
65Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — 92d Infantry Division
World War I France 1918 Meuse-Argonne * World War II Italy 1944-45 Rome-Arno North Apennines Po Valley *** "I do not ask that Thou shall front the fray, And drive the warring foemen from my sight; I only ask O Lord, by . . . Map (db m11882) HM
66Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — African American Veterans of the Korean War — 1950-1953
Dedicated to all African American Veterans of the Korean War, 1950-1953, for your valor, pride, patriotism and professionalism. Your pioneering efforts and sacrifices have contributed immensely to the development of today's Soldiers, Sailors, . . . Map (db m11216) WM
67Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — American Special Operations Forces
In sacred memory of American Special Operations Forces. "Courage and Sacrifice." [Five organizational emblems/insignia follow:] United States Special Operations Command, [U.S. Army Special Forces] Airborne, Joint . . . Map (db m12589) WM
68Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — American Volunteer Group, China Air Task Force and the 14th Air Force
This oak tree was planted as a memorial to those who served in the American Volunteer Group, the China Air Task Force and the 14th Air Force during World War II. Dedicated by the members of the Flying Tigers of the 14th Air Force Association . . . Map (db m11694) HM
69Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Amphibious Scouts and Raiders World War II — 1942-1945 — "We led the way!" —
Rendering of organizational insignia 1942 · We Led The Way · 1945 In memory of our fallen comrades who sacrified their lives in the service of their country while serving in the United States Navy and Army Amphibious Scouts and Raiders . . . Map (db m15183) HM
70Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Arlington Estate, 1860
In 1778, John Parke Custis purchased most of the 1,100 acres comprising this estate from the Alexander family. John's son, George Washington Parke Custis, came in 1802 and completed the house in 1818. He named it “Arlington” after the . . . Map (db m70738) HM
71Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Arlington House, 1864
On May 24, 1861, Union troops crossed the Potomac River into Virgina and occupied the Arlington Estate. Officers lived in the house while hundreds of soldiers camped on the grounds. The Army crisscrossed the estate with roads and telegraph lines, . . . Map (db m70729) HM
72Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Battle of the Bulge Monument — Triumph of Courage — December 16, 1944 - January 25, 1945 —
To the World War II American soldiers who fought in the Battle of the Bulge, the greatest land battle in the history of the United States Army. An emblem of the Association of the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge is engraved on the . . . Map (db m11211) HM
73Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Buffalo Soldiers — Centennial Ceremony — July 1, 1898 - July 1, 1998 —
Dedicated to the Buffalo Soldiers, 9th and 10th Cavalry, and the 24th and 25th Infantry Regiments (Colored Troops) for valiant service in the Spanish-American War. They charged up San Juan Hill and El Caney, Cuba with Teddy Roosevelt and the Rough . . . Map (db m11889) HM
74Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Canadian Cross of Sacrifice — WW I / WW II / Korea
[Panel 1]: Erected by the Government of Canada in honour of the citizens of the United States who served in the Canadian Army and gave their lives in the Great War, 1914-1918. [Panel 2]: In honour of the citizens of the . . . Map (db m11138) HM
75Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Chaplains Hill
Left-most, first marker Catholic Chaplains who died serving their country in World War II and in the Korean and Vietnam conflicts World War II Antonucci, Ralph A. · Babst, Julius J. · Bacigalupo, Andrew · Barrett, Thomas J. · . . . Map (db m45149) WM
76Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Civil Air Patrol
[Emblem for the United States Air Force Auxiliary - Civil Air Patrol] Dedicated to the memory of Civil Air Patrol members who gave their lives in service to this nation that others might live.Map (db m15368) HM
77Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Civil War Unknowns Monument
Beneath this stone repose the bones of two thousand, one hundred and eleven unknown soldiers gathered after the war from the fields of Bull Run and the route to the Rappahannock. Their remains could not be identified, but their names and deaths . . . Map (db m24595) HM
78Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Confederate Memorial
Panel 1: "Not for fame or reward, not for place or for rank; not lured by ambition or goaded by necessity; but in simple obedience to duty as they understood it; these men suffered all, sacrificed all, dared all, and died." Panel . . . Map (db m11807) HM
79Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Field Marshal Sir John Dill — G.C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., D.S.M., L.L.D. — 1881 - 1944 —
Joint Resolution recognizing the outstanding service rendered to the United Nations by Field Marshal Sir John Dill Whereas the Congress, having been informed of the death of Field Marshall Sir John Dill, in Washington, District of . . . Map (db m30690) HM
80Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Garden to Graves — Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
The dead from three years of Civil War filled all burial spaces in the area. In 1864, President Lincoln charged General Montgomery Meigs with locating a site for a new national cemetery. Arlington's high elevation and aesthetic beauty made it ideal, . . . Map (db m70711) HM
81Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Ignace Jan Paderewski
The American Legion In memory of Ignace Jan Paderewski artist, composer, musician, statesman, patriot, humanitarian and friend of American war veterans, who, from his death to the rebirth of freedom in his homeland, here rested in honor . . . Map (db m11133) HM
82Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Indian Warriors and Their Brothers — The Viet-Nam Era Veterans
Dedicated to our Indian warriors and their brothers who have served us so well - the Viet-Nam era veterans. We are honored to remember you.Map (db m15815) HM
83Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Korean War Contemplative Bench
“The beginning of the end of war lies in remembrance.”Herman Wouk In sacred memory of those Americans who gave their lives during the Korean War, 1950 - 1953. 54,246 Died. 8,177 Missing in Action. 389 . . . Map (db m18005) WM
84Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Lancaster Monument
Original marker: The officers and crew attached to the U. S. Steamer Lancaster, Flag Officer J. B. Montgomery, on her first cruise in these seas, erect this monument in memory of shipmates who died and are buried here. Bronze . . . Map (db m100123) WM
85Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Operation Restore Hope — Somalia, 1992-1995
In sacred memory of those who died in a distant land, rekindling the flame of hope for a suffering people. Dedicated by No Greater Love, October 3, 1994.Map (db m12325) WM
86Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Pan American Airways Flight 103 Memorial Cairn
In remembrance of the two hundred and seventy people killed in the terrorist bombing of Pan American Airways Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland 21 December 1988. Presented by the Lockerbie Air Disaster Trust to the United States of America. . . . Map (db m10957) HM
87Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Pierre Charles L’Enfant
Revolutionary Soldier, 1775-1783 Pierre Charles L’Enfant Engineer, Artist, Soldier under the direction of George Washington, designed the plan for the Federal City Major US Engineer Corps 1782 Charter member of the Society of the . . . Map (db m10949) HM
88Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — R Adams Cowley
(front) R Adams Cowley 1st Lieutenant Medical Corps United States Army July 15, 1917 - October 27, 1991 Next to creating a life the finest thing a man can do is to save one Abraham Lincoln (back) A . . . Map (db m99555) HM
89Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Rough Riders — 1st U.S. Vol. Cavalry (18)98 — Las Guasimas, San Juan, Santiago —
In memory of the deceased members of the 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry, Spanish American War. North face 1st Sgt. Fred R. Meyers · 3.M. Sgt. George Walsh · Sergt. Hamilton Fish, Jr. · Sergt. Henry H. Haywood · Sergt. Marcus D. Russell · Corpl . . . Map (db m11666) WM
90Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Spanish American War Memorial
To the soldiers and sailors of the United States who gave their lives for their country in the War of 1898-99 with Spain, this monument is dedicated with sorrow, gratitude and pride by the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the . . . Map (db m11836) HM
91Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Spanish-American War Nurses Memorial
In memory of the women who gave their lives as Army nurses in 1898.Map (db m11838) HM
92Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Swiss Internees
In memory of the gallant combat aircrewmen of the USAAF 8th, 9th, 12th, and 15th Air Forces who were left in Switzerland, 1943-1945 during WWII with "everlasting friends." [Insignia of:] Swiss Internees Association, Inc. U.S.A. Camp . . . Map (db m24558) HM
93Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Task Force Smith
Dedicated to the memory of the 375 infantrymen from the 1st Battalion 21st Infantry, the 134 artillerymen from the 52nd Field Artillery Battalion, and the 31 medical personnel from the medical company of the 21st Infantry Regiment who comprised Task . . . Map (db m15130) HM
94Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — The Embassy Bombings — Nairobi - Dar Es Salaam
Dedicated to the memory of all those who lost their lives in the embassy bombings in Nairobi, Kenya, and Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania - August 7, 1998. [Outline map of Kenya and Tanzania on continent of Africa.]Map (db m15365) HM
95Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — The Hiker — 1898 - 1902
Cuba, Philippine Islands, Porto-Rico [sic], USA [Seal of the Spanish War Veterans,]Map (db m17911) HM
96Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II — They Accepted the Challenge
Two hundred strategic bomber escort missions over Europe with the 15th Air Force without the loss of a single bomber to enemy aircraft, 1944-45, a record unsurpassed. Dedicated in their memory, 10 November 1995.Map (db m13838) HM
97Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — The Vietnamese Airborne Division and Their Advisors
Dedicated to the memory of the paratroopers (Mu-Do) of the Vietnamese Airborne Division (Su-Doan Nhay Du) and their advisors (Co Van), the Red Hats and Red Markers of Advisory Team 162, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam . . . Map (db m12047) HM
98Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — They Served with Honor - The Persian Gulf — 1990-1991
To the Brave Hearts Who gave their lives, May we all know the peace For which they died. Dedicated by No Greater Love, February 28, 1992.Map (db m12331) WM
99Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Third Infantry Division, U.S. Army — "Rock of the Marne"
The 3d Division was organized at Camp Greene, North Carolina on 23 November 1917. All units of the division were in France by March 1918. The division entered combat in May. On July 15 it distinguished itself in defense of the Marne River at . . . Map (db m11143) HM
100Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Tomb of Remembrance
"Here we remember those who have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom." Abraham LincolnMap (db m137960) WM

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