Glendale National Cemetery

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Glendale National Cemetery
Glendale National Cemetery is located in Virginia
Glendale National Cemetery
Nearest city Providence Forge, Virginia
Coordinates 37°26′9″N 77°14′5″W / 37.43583°N 77.23472°W / 37.43583; -77.23472Coordinates: 37°26′9″N 77°14′5″W / 37.43583°N 77.23472°W / 37.43583; -77.23472
Area 6.6 acres (2.7 ha)
Built 1866
Architect Meigs, Montgomery C.
Architectural style Second Empire
Governing body VETERANS ADMINISTRATION
MPS Civil War Era National Cemeteries MPS
NRHP Reference # 96000026[1]
VLR # 043-0753
Significant dates
Added to NRHP February 26, 1996
Designated VLR October 18, 1995[2]

Glendale National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in the city of Richmond, in Henrico County, Virginia. It encompasses 2.1 acres (0.85 ha), and as of the end of 2005 had 2,064 interments. It is closed to new interments.

History[edit]

Glendale National Cemetery was established on May 7, 1866, and named after a farmstead that was on the property at the time. The original interments were the remains of Union soldiers who died at the Battle of Malvern Hill and other nearby American Civil War battlefields.

Glendale National Cemetery was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.

Notable interments[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 

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