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Memphis National Cemetery, Memphis

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#16 of 22 in Historic Sites in Memphis
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Memphis National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in the Nutbush neighborhood in northeast Memphis, 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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  • Beautiful cemetery with gorgeous tombstones. Lots of interesting history. Very well maintained. Highly recommend. 
    Beautiful cemetery with gorgeous tombstones. Lots of interesting history. Very well maintained. Highly recommend.  more »
  • 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... 
    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 »
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  • My grandparents are here and it was an amazing service I was named after my grandmother Ethel I was so close to her my heart is still aching it's been over 50 yrs.
  • Beautiful national cemetery with a nice visitor's center and impeccable grounds keeping. This is a must visit for anyone with an interest in history and/or cemeteries. They truly do a fantastic job in honoring our veterans

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