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Antietam National Cemetery

Sharpsburg, MD
+1 301-432-5124
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One of God's little Edens.

Oh how I would love to be laid to rest here at this site. It is a most peaceful and beautiful spot... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Mark V
Cumming, Georgia
Make this part of you Antietam visit

A great spot for a visit after Antietam battlefield, make it part of your visit. A great feature... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
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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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  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
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Sharpsburg, MD
+1 301-432-5124
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Oh how I would love to be laid to rest here at this site. It is a most peaceful and beautiful spot surrounded by Antietam National Battlefield. Pictures here do not give justice to the serene and tranquil feeling you get when visiting.

Thank Mark V
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

A great spot for a visit after Antietam battlefield, make it part of your visit. A great feature - You can find the area where soldiers of your state are buried, there's a book that even lists the names and has a map of their...More

Thank BnKSimmons
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This was a very humbling visit. I would recommend a stop during the battlefield driving tour. This is a very quiet and respectful area.

Thank John V
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The first time I visited this most hallowed of grounds, I was literally blown away. Words cannot describe how impactful the experience truly is.

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 3 September 2017

The access is easy from the main road and it is not far from the visitor center and actual battlefield. The cemetery is closed for new burials with some rare exceptions. Private soldier monument from the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia is the central point of...More

Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Antietam national cemetery is a very short drive from the visitor center at Antietam national Battlefield. Park Rangers at the visitor center will give you maps and give you directions on how to get back to this location. There is no fee to enter the...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017

Cemeteries have a deep emotional binding agent for all humans. Walking on top of the soldiers that fought for our liberties and beliefs was profound. We were lucky to stay at a Bed and Breakfast right next door to the National Cemetery (The Inn at...More

Thank Westcoastweirdo
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Right at the entrance is a book that has the markers and names of the souls buried there by state. Very sobering just to see all the names and the stones out in front of you. Some parking right along the road and a small...More

Thank BoscoW52
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Took a day road trip to visit the battlefield. The visitor center had nice displays and a great gift shop. They were very accommodating to my mom in a wheelchair. Even had an elevator so she could see the exhibits downstairs. Enjoyed the ride through...More

Thank Kris R
Reviewed 1 July 2017

My group visited the Antietam National Cemetery at the end of our Antietam National Battlefield Tour. It is definitely worth a visit! Park Rangers had a lot of interesting stories and facts about some the soldiers that are buried in the cemetery.

Thank Mr_Milford
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