Memphis National Cemetery, Memphis

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Memphis National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in the Nutbush neighborhood of the City of Memphis, in Shelby County, Tennessee. Administered by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, it encompasses 44.2 acres (17.9 ha), and as of the end of 2007, had 42,184 interments.
Several Civil War battlefield cemeteries were transferred to the Memphis National Cemetery after the war.
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  • I have visited over 94 National Cemeteries or other veterans cemeteries as part of my Survivor's Guilt. I also serve on an honor guard in a National Cemetery. I dragged my wife through 7 veterans...  more »
  • You need to see that place if you are in Memphis. Marvelous and amazing atmosphere. Feel the souls....  more »
  • Well kept, orderly and a good place to visit and reminisce about life that is finalized in this place. Buried the former husband of a friend. Staff was very helpful. Traffic is well ordered and...  more »
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  • Both of my parents, friends of my parents & other family members are buried in this cemetery. Services are wonderful, staff is exceptional and helpful. I highly recommend anyone who can have a loved one buried here....do it. It is always clean, full of staff members working on the grounds......and a landmark for Memphis.
  • I played ball in the open section when I was a child. It's filled up now basically. My father was buried there in 1977. It's one of the most beautiful & well kept cemeteries I've ever seen. Wasn't always that way. A real history of our country from the civil war on. A remembrance of fallen patriots, some unknown. I believe some of the Confederate tombstones have been altered. Shame
  • Supposed to be open from sunrise to sunset. Nowhere close to sunset and it's closed. Just needed to see my grandad day today.
  • I am a member of Color Guard and we are posting colors. Kirby High School's JROTC. Cadet Simmons, Cadet Wiggins, Cadet Mosses and Cadet Ellington from Memphis TN 11-9-14
  • Nice photo spot.

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