San Antonio National Cemetery

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Coordinates: 29°25′10″N 98°27′53″W / 29.419414°N 98.464794°W / 29.419414; -98.464794

San Antonio National Cemetery
Location 517 Paso Hondo St
San Antonio, Texas
Built 1867
Governing body U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
MPS Civil War Era National Cemeteries MPS
NRHP Reference # 99001395
Added to NRHP November 22, 1999

San Antonio National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery in the city of San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas. It encompasses 3.7 acres (1.5 ha), and as of the end of 2005, had 3,163 interments.

History[edit]

San Antonio National Cemetery was a part of the city's cemetery, which was deeded to the federal government 1867. The first interments were Civil War Union soldiers reinterred from the city cemetery and outlying cemeteries, over 300 of which are unknown.

San Antonio National Cemetery was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.

Notable monuments[edit]

  • A monument dedicated to the unknown dead buried in the cemetery. Erected in 1912.

Notable interments[edit]

Four Medal of Honor recipients are buried in the cemetery as unknowns:


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