Springfield National Cemetery, Springfield

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Springfield National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in the city of Springfield, in Greene County, Missouri. Administered by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, it encompasses, and as of the end of 2005, had 14,685 interments.
Established in 1867 as a place to inter only Civil War Confederate soldiers, many of whom died at the Battle of Wilson's Creek. It has since been expanded and opened to all veterans. Springfield National Cemetery now has the interred remains of soldiers from wars dating back to the Revolutionary War. The cemetery lends its name to National Avenue in Springfield, which formerly passed by the cemetery prior to the southern expansion of the city decades ago.
A marble pillar dedicated to Union General Nathaniel Lyon in 1888. A bronze sculpture dedicated to Confederate General Sterling Price in 1901. The Battle of Wilson's Creek Memorial. A monument dedicated to Pearl Harbor survivors, erected in 1992. The Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution Memorial, dedicated to the Continental Army soldiers who died in the Revolutionary War.
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  • Springfield National Cemetery is one of the best National Cemeteries in the nation. They keep it beautifully maintained. I always attend the Memorial Day Ceremony to pay my respects to those who have ...  more »
  • This cemetery has great atmosphere and is beautiful, especially Memorial Day with all the flags. Both my mother and father are buried here and I think they would be very pleased.  more »
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  • One of the nicest Cemetery's I've been in, manicured to the t , very nice, EASY to find
  • I love visiting cemeteries. I really enjoyed this one. It has an area for military and civilians alike. Do yourself a favor and enjoy this one.

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