Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville

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Cemetery · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Knoxville National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in the city of Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. Established during the Civil War in 1863, the cemetery currently encompasses 9.8 acres (4.0 ha), and as of the end of 2007, had 9,006 interments. The 60-foot (18 m) Union Soldier monument, which stands in the eastern corner of the cemetery, is one of the largest Union monuments in the South. In 1996, the cemetery was added to the National Register of Historic Places as part of a multiple properties submission for national cemeteries.
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  • This was a solemn little cemetery. It had a few signs talking about the reason for the cemetery, the National Cemetery system, and the Gettysburg Address (which applies for all of the nation's...  more »
  • A small but beautiful cemetery honoring US soldiers spanning from the Civil War to Vietnam (possibly later though I didn’t see any later). The Union soldier monument was very moving.  more »
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  • It is nice to see this site, designed for fallen soldiers, so we'll kept. The grass was mowed and I couldn't see any weeds, very respectful for those who chose to protect our country. Right after I drove in, I saw a small covering that has the list of the soldiers and where to find their grave marker.
  • This place reminds you of the scale of how many gave their lives for us.

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