Soldiers' National Cemetery

Cemetery and Historic Site
Gettysburg National Cemetery (Baltimore Pike), Gettysburg, PA 17325, United States
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Open until 10:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 6:00 AM–10:00 PM

Gettysburg National Cemetery is the final resting place for more than 3,500 Union soldiers killed in the Battle of Gettysburg, a Union victory often cited as a turning point in the Civil War.

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  • Alexander Gardner's Civil War Views

    "...at the conclusion of the fight there still remained, as if in mockery, the notice: All persons found using fire-arms in these grounds will be prosecuted with the utmost rigor of the law."

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  • Alexander Gardner's Civil War Views

    "The original (Evergreen) cemetery was a very handsome enclosure, and contained many elegant monuments, very few of which were injured, notwithstanding the terrible nature of the conflict."

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  • Alexander Gardner's Civil War Views

    "Cemetery Ridge was the scene of some of the severest fighting and on which is situated the National Soldiers' Cemetery. Here President Lincoln attended the consecration of the Soldiers' Monument."

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  • Tammy M.

    Such a beautiful place bought me to tears.

    Tammy Monahan · July 25, 2013
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  • Chuck T.

    Do the Ranger Program.

    Chuck Thorntom · July 15, 2011
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  • Alyssa G.

    Go for the Remembrance Day luminary ceremony!

    Alyssa Gonzalez · November 18, 2012
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