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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  • August 8, 2017
    Obviously it has quite a bit of history but my daughter enjoyed spending time taking pictures because the property itself is beautiful. Must see when in Natchez touring around town.  more »
  • July 24, 2017
    Beautiful and well maintained! The roads are a little narrow and it could use some signs on how to exit but it was so interesting to see the beautiful headstones and to see the dates on those long gon...  more »
  • June 30, 2017
    This is a beautiful cemetery dedicated to our American veterans. A note for concealed carry individuals, no firearms allowed in cemetery. Big sign on the gate.  more »
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  • January 27, 2015
    what a tranquil location. historically vital as well. visit!
  • March 24, 2016
    Very professional

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