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Antietam National Cemetery

Open Now: 08:00 - 17:30
Open today: 08:00 - 17:30
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A great trip through History

The town and Battle field both give you a good feel for what it must have been like in 1862. I... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
bob A
Guided tour visit

Happily at the end of our guided tour of Antietam Battlefield we had time to stop at the cemetery... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
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Part of the National Cemetery System, this site is where more than 4,776 Union soldiers are buried from the historic battle of Antietam, Monocacy and other military actions in Maryland.
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

The town and Battle field both give you a good feel for what it must have been like in 1862. I would suggest that you start with the Park Vistory Center.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bob A
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Located near the battlefield, this cemetery holds mostly civil war vets and a few others. Closed in 1955

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bob S
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Happily at the end of our guided tour of Antietam Battlefield we had time to stop at the cemetery. After an afternoon of on sacred grounds of the worst one day battle on US soil, it is very humbling to spend time on the cemetery...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ncat2016
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Walk amongst the stones and feel the history that surrounds this hallowed place. Think about what these men gave up for us.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

As with many national treasures, the ability to staff and maintain a historic site makes or breaks a visit. We happened to visit on a day when a knowledgeable, friendly, and enthusiastic volunteer was on the grounds. He catered to our home state, showing us...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

As a family with Junior Rangers, this park was not the best. Although it is a tremendously important story in our nation's history, and the grounds are very sacred from Civil War battles, the Rangers were just not very welcoming to our kids. Did you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Charlotte W
Reviewed 19 June 2018

JUst walk the grounds and you will a sense of peacefulness as you stroll the grounds. A must see along with the battlefield

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Lori T
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Grand statue in the middle "Not for themselves but for their country" and tribute poems to the fallen Union soldiers.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank apowell33
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Today’s travel includes a day at Antietam National Battlefield with an Antietam Battlefield Guide. We have planned this Memorial Weekend visit six months earlier. Antietam National Cemetery has been decorated with many, many American Flags, and there will be Memorial Day observation. We recommend.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

The cost of freedom is on display in this beautifully manicurred cemetary. There is a catalog of those enshrined at Antietam and an easy to follow map on site.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mrdeanm1
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