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Raleigh National Cemetery

The Raleigh National Cemetery was created in 1865. The Veterans Administration [PDF] says that

Located in a neigh­borhood of mixed residential and commercial develop­ment, the cemetery is a nearly seven-acre, largely flat, grassy rectangle on a north-south axis. The main entrance is off the west boundary defined by Rock Quarry Road, and is located in the northwest quadrant of the acreage that is further defined by an enclosing brick wall erected circa 1875.

The site of the national cemetery was originally designated as “Camp Green,” an army post used as headquarters of the occupation forces stationed in the Raleigh area [during the Civil War]. This is evi­denced by the establishment of a “post” cemetery, wherein a total of 32 burials were made of troops and members of their families. The post cemetery is now Section 10 of the Raleigh National Cemetery.

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