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Yorktown National Cemetery

Yorktown, VA
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Always a powerful visit to the graves of those who died for our country

This is a stop on the tour through the Yorktown battlefield. While Yorktown is most famous as the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ghery1952
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Olympia, Washington
Very somber

You should stop and see it. Has ease of access for the most part. Walk through the cemetery... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
thelmantimestwo
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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Over 2,000 Civil War soldiers are buried at this site.
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  • Very good49%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a stop on the tour through the Yorktown battlefield. While Yorktown is most famous as the place Cornwallis surrendered to Washington and effectively (but not totally) ended the Revolutionary Way, there were also battles as part of the Civil War. This cemetery holds...More

Thank Ghery1952
Reviewed 14 July 2017

You should stop and see it. Has ease of access for the most part. Walk through the cemetery respectfully and visit the gravesites.

Thank thelmantimestwo
Reviewed 12 July 2017

My husband and I really enjoyed this stop on the battlefield tour. I just wish they had included what the house on the property was used for.

Thank Kin44
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This spot is a cemetery mostly with the remains of US Civil War dead. There were a couple of civilians, and we found one CSA grave. Most of the remains are of unknowns. Not really related to Yorktown in Revolution times, but still a must...More

Thank stm24
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This is a stop on the tour of the Battlefields. I ended up hitting this near the end but it is right by the Visitor Center where you begin the tour (and pay your fee.) It's filled with many unknown soldiers. There's a sign explaining...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Just one of the many stops on the Yorktown Battlefield tour. Was suprised to see how many unknown soldiers still buried in these cemeteries.

Thank Jesita66
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is a great place full of great history. There really is so much to see and experience. There are plenty of different canons around the place. We walked all around the area and the Yorktown National Cemetery. This place really brings history alive and...More

Thank pd2div
Reviewed 11 May 2017

But well tended to. Its just off one of the stops on the battlefield tour and is a reminder that not only was Yorktown the site of the victory over the British, but the area was hard fought over during the Civil War as well,...More

Thank artj377
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Cemeteries may not be considered a great tourist spot. I consider being among these brave souls who fought for my freedom an honor. This is extremely well maintaintained. Obviously you will see a wide variety of markers and stones inside this cemetery. A harsh reminder...More

Thank donpipes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

This cemetery is a monument to the Civil War amongst the Revolutionary War sites. While no real battle took place here, over 2000 union trips were buried here. Inside the cemetery lodge, they have three small exhibits about what almost happened and the influx of...More

Thank jehenson81
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