Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield

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Camp Butler National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located a few miles northeast of Springfield and a few miles southwest of Riverton, a small town nearby to Springfield, in Sangamon County, Illinois. It was named for Illinois State Treasurer at the time of its establishment, William Butler. Administered by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, it occupies approximately 53 acres (21 ha), and is the site of 19,825 interments as of the end of 2005. Camp Butler National Cemetery was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.
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  • While touring the country, my wife and I make a point to pay respects at National Military cemeteries. Camp Butler is simply outstanding, as its well manicured rolling grounds and design gives full.....  more
    While touring the country, my wife and I make a point to pay respects at National Military cemeteries. Camp Butler is simply outstanding, as its well manicured rolling grounds and design gives full.....  more »
  • Open to all veterans, Camp Butler is a great choice for all deceased servicemen. Peaceful, calm, impressive, a great choice for interment or just to visit on Veterans or Memorial Day 
    Open to all veterans, Camp Butler is a great choice for all deceased servicemen. Peaceful, calm, impressive, a great choice for interment or just to visit on Veterans or Memorial Day  more »
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  • What a beautiful place to entrust your loved one. Grounds are always beautifully kept and employees are friendly and respectful
  • Very professionally manicured grounds. Beautiful gravestones with everything so uniform. A great resting ground for American heros.

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