American Military Cemeteries

American Military Cemeteries

A Comprehensive Illustrated Guide to the Hallowed Grounds of the United States, Including Cemeteries Overseas

Book - 1992
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Baker & Taylor
"This updated edition of the 1992 reference work ("exhaustive...fascinating"--Library Journal) contains information about United States military cemeteries, including how each cemetery was chosen, why it was established, and notable individuals buried therein. Appendices provide lists of installations by state and by year of establishment, as well as information on headstones, markers, and the Medal of Honor"--Provided by publisher.

Book News
Abraham Lincoln established the National Cemetery System to ensure that America's military veterans were properly memorialized. This comprehensive reference provides information on each national cemetery and notable people buried there. Also included are listings of state veterans' cemeteries, confederate cemeteries, soldiers' lots, monuments, special installations, and "lost" cemeteries. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

McFarland Publishing
This updated edition of the 1992 reference work ("exhaustive…fascinating"--Library Journal) contains comprehensive information about United States military cemeteries, including how each cemetery was chosen, why it was established, and notable individuals buried therein. Covered are cemeteries operated by the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of the Army, the National Park Service, the American Battle Monuments Commission, and the various states, among others, along with smaller and "lost" cemeteries. Appendices provide lists of installations by state and by year of establishment, as well as information on headstones, markers and the Medal of Honor.

Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 1992
ISBN: 9780899506661
0899506666
Branch Call Number: R 353.0086 HOL
Characteristics: xv, 512 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm

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