• Remembering Fort Gratiot’s July 1832 cholera victims

    Located in Port Huron, Michigan, Lakeside Cemetery Soldiers' Lot memorializes victims of a July 1832 Asiatic cholera outbreak.

  • Enslaved to Enlisted: Reddy Gray’s Grave is Underground Railroad site

    Former slave and Civil War Veteran Reddy Gray died on this day in 1922, when he was 79 years old. He was buried in Baltimore’s Loudon Park National Cemetery--the first VA burial site included in the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom.

  • Cemetery Monuments Embody Service, Sacrifice

    There are more than 1,330 monuments in NCA cemeteries. They take many shapes and sizes to honor the service and sacrifice of servicemen and women

  • Mount Moriah Naval Plot: History and Restoration

    May is recognized as National Preservation Month and celebrates our nation’s heritage through historic places. Mount Moriah Naval Plot is one such place

  • Resuscitating Dayton National Cemetery’s ‘Tunnel of Death’

    The team responsible for studying the historic tunnel presented its findings and alternatives to DNCSC and NCA as the first step toward rehabilitation.

  • What It’s Like to Live in a National Cemetery: A Look at Cemetery Lodges

    NCA Cemetery Directors share their unique experiences and thoughts about what it means to reside in the historic lodges on national cemetery grounds.

  • Memorial Day at 150

    This month, Memorial Day will be observed for the 150th […]

  • Buffalo Soldier makes history serving as superintendent of VA cemeteries

    In 1878 Maj. George W. Ford, a "Buffalo soldier" of the reorganized Army after the Civil War, became one of the first African-Americans appointed as superintendent of a national cemetery.

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