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Chattanooga National Cemetery

1200 Bailey Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37404, USA  | More on: Chattanooga »

Chattanooga National Cemetery was established during the Civil War in December 1863 by an order from Gen. George Thomas to provide a proper burial for Union soldiers killed in the battles around Chattanooga. Eight of Andrews' Raiders are buried in the cemetery, four of whom were the first to receive the Medal of Honor.

 

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Directions

Cemetery is located in the center of Chattanooga. From Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport take Airport Rd. to Lee Hwy (U.S. 11 and 64, Tenn. 2). Travel southwest on Lee Hwy, which becomes Brainerd Rd. Continue through the Missionary Ridge Tunnel. Brainerd Rd. then becomes McCallie Ave. Turn left at Holtzclaw Ave. and proceed 3 blocks to the cemetery on the right.

Visitor Services

Public rest rooms, information kiosk, handicapped access.

Regular Events

May: Memorial Day ceremony, November: Veterans Day ceremony.

Plan Your Visit

Admission Fee

Free

Hours

Office Hours: Monday-Friday: 8:00 A.M.-4:30 P.M. Visitation Hours: dawn to dusk

Phone

423-855-6590

Website

http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/chattanooga.asp »

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