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Grafton National Cemetery

431 Walnut Street, Grafton, WV 26354, USA

Grafton was established in 1867 by Congressional legislation to offer a final resting place for the men who died during the Civil War. Burials were removed from other cemeteries to make Grafton the final resting place for 2,133 soldiers, including 664 unknown soldiers. Grafton is notably the site of the grave of the first casualty of land engagement of the Civil War, Pvt. T. Bailey Brown.


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From I-79 take exit 124 (Jerry Drive/Route 279E) then take Route 50 east for fourteen miles.

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Regular Events

May: annual Memorial Day parade and service, November: Veterans Day service.

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