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Natchez National Cemetery, Natchez

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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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  • This is a neat place to just drive around if you have the time. You will have to stop when something catches you eye. This puts everything in perspective. 
  • We went here because it was recommended It was a good surprise. Very interesting so many different styles and shapes of monuments. Very historic. 
  • I always enjoy visiting cemeteries, so we made a point to stop here. Beautiful statuary and quite spread out. Worth a stop if you are in Natchez. 
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  • what a tranquil location. historically vital as well. visit!
  • Very professional