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Poplar Grove National Cemetery

Virginia

PETERSBURG NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD
1539 HICKORY HILL ROAD
PETERSBURG, VA 23803, USA 

Website: http://www.nps.gov/pete/historyculture/poplar-grove-national-cemetery.h…

The cemetery was established in 1868 for Union soldiers who died during the Petersburg and Appomattox campaigns. Of the 6,178 interments, 4,110 are unknown. Others are buried in the City Point National Cemetery in Hopewell. Most Confederate soldiers who died during the siege are buried in Blandford Cemetery in Petersburg.