New Albany National Cemetery

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New Albany National Cemetery
New Albany National Cemetery graves.JPG
New Albany National Cemetery graves, June 2008
New Albany National Cemetery is located in Indiana
New Albany National Cemetery
New Albany National Cemetery is located in the US
New Albany National Cemetery
Location1943 Ekin Ave., New Albany, Indiana
Coordinates38°18′0″N 85°48′21″W / 38.30000°N 85.80583°W / 38.30000; -85.80583Coordinates: 38°18′0″N 85°48′21″W / 38.30000°N 85.80583°W / 38.30000; -85.80583
Area6.3 acres (2.5 ha)
Built1862 (1862)
MPSCivil War Era National Cemeteries MPS
NRHP reference #99000735[1]
Added to NRHPJune 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.


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.[2]

New Albany National Cemetery was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[1]



  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2015-10-01. Note: This includes Therese T. Sammartino (April 1998). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: New Albany National Cemetery" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-10-01. and Accompanying photographs.

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