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Poplar Grove National Cemetery

Petersburg National Battlefield, 1539 Hickory Hill Road, Petersburg, VA 23803, USA  | More on: Appomattox Court House »

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.


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From I-85 take Squirrel Level Road exit south to Wells Road and follow to Halifax Road. Turn right, Proceed to Vaughan Road; turn right. Travel approximately 2 miles to cemetery; there is a sign on the left.

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