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Natchez National Cemetery, Natchez
(4.6/5 based on 90 reviews on the web)
Natchez National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in the city of Natchez overlooking the Mississippi River in Adams County, Mississippi. Administered by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, it encompasses 25.7acre, and as of the end of 2005, had 7,154 interments.HistoryThe original site of the cemetery was purchased from local residents in 1866, to inter Union soldiers who died in the Civil War. Remains from battlefield and post cemeteries from around the region were brought to the cemetery to be reinterred. In 1866 a large number of soldiers who were buried in the levees of the west bank of the Mississippi River were exhumed and transferred to the National Cemetery.Natchez National Cemetery was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.Notable interments Landsman Wilson Brown, Medal of Honor recipient for action aboard USS Hartford at the Battle of Mobile Bay during the Civil War.
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  • My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed all the history this cemetery has. We took his picture by the Confederate soldiers headstones. 
  • Grounds well kept, but maintenance and repairs needed on structures. Streets narrow and not well marked for direction in all routes. Taken back by age of burials. Hard to relate to those years in the ...  more »
  • So many grave markers of those who served our country, or their spouses! So very many unknown soldiers buried there that it breaks your heart. It's really a lovely place and will remind you of the sac...  more »
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  • what a tranquil location. historically vital as well. visit!
  • Very professional