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Poplar Grove National Cemetery

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Proud to Step Foot on this Property

This cemetery may be very similar to other National Civil War Cemeteries, but its history and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hagerstown, Maryland
Scenic & Well Kept

A very scenic and well-kept National Cemetery. The grounds were immaculate, and there was a large... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kevin K
Okinawa City, Japan
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8005 Vaughan Rd, Petersburg, VA 23805-9785
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Reviewed July 26, 2014

This is not your average cemetery. The site is quite and covered in trees. The stones are filled with the names of dates of men who fell in the prime years of their lives from disease, combat, accidents, starvation and lack of medical attention. The...More

4  Thank Muldunespeaks
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cemetery may be very similar to other National Civil War Cemeteries, but its history and recent renovations reveal a very unique story. I am so proud to say that our government saw fit to restore dignity to the heroes buried here. There is a...More

Thank Richelle14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very scenic and well-kept National Cemetery. The grounds were immaculate, and there was a large, new US flag flying high and proudly over the graves. The VC was closed due to the season, so it was a quick stop to take in the cost...More

Thank Kevin K
Reviewed May 29, 2018

This is a stop as a part of the Petersburg National Battlefield Park. It is a somber place to view graves of those who gave there lives during the Civil War.

Thank Allen S
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Off-the-beaten path National Cemetery has many graves for known and unknown soldiers of the civil war primarily but also of other wars. Interesting interpretive leaflet available near gates; not always staffed; passport stamps available at battlefield visitors center. Separated from battlefield site. Now closed to...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed July 1, 2017

Poplar Grove National Cemetery is part of the Western Front Driving Tour of the Petersburg National Battlefield. The downside is most of route is either covered by modern development or bushes and trees. Getting to Poplar Grove from Petersburg National Battlefield, I would highly recommend...More

Thank Allen G
Reviewed May 14, 2017

It was interesting after visiting the Civil was battle sites to go pay our respects to the soldiers who died there.

Thank Sherry F
Reviewed May 13, 2017

Well kept with rows and rows of heroes. Free admission, public restrooms and parking. Stop and pay your respects.

Thank RobertAHammond
Reviewed December 20, 2016

Stone gardens aren't considered the best places to visit, but I couldn't resist this one. A reconstruction project was underway and we intruded, but were treated very nicely by the project's managing engineer and given a short tour. We were shown the grave of my...More

1  Thank MU S
Reviewed November 28, 2015

We stopped here after visiting the eastern battlefield at Petersburg and didn't walk the entire grounds. I'd visit the Hollywood Cemetery before this. However, this would be a good visit to see and pay respects.

Thank gatorhoosier
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Though still in use today there is a well of history amongst the old gravestones, a time past when the events of the day were bloody and steeped in misery.

Thank Margaret C
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