New Albany National Cemetery

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New Albany National Cemetery
New Albany National Cemetery is located in Indiana
New Albany National Cemetery
Location New Albany, Indiana
Coordinates 38°18′0″N 85°48′20″W / 38.30000°N 85.80556°W / 38.30000; -85.80556Coordinates: 38°18′0″N 85°48′20″W / 38.30000°N 85.80556°W / 38.30000; -85.80556
Built 1862
Governing body United States Department of Veterans Affairs
MPS Civil War Era National Cemeteries MPS
NRHP Reference # 99000735[1]
Added to NRHP June 25, 1999

New Albany National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in the city of New Albany, in Floyd County, Indiana. Administered by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, it encompasses 5.5 acres (2.2 ha), and as of the end of 2005, had 6,881 interments. It is managed by Zachary Taylor National Cemetery.

History[edit]

New Albany National Cemetery was established in 1862, purchased from local land owner, Dr. Charles Bowman, to inter soldiers who died while serving at the training ground of Camp Noble. Many of the initial interments were also transferred from nearby military hospital cemeteries. The cemetery contains almost three hundred Union soldiers, and two unknown Confederate soldiers.

New Albany National Cemetery was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 

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