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Alexandria National Cemetery

The National Cemeteries in the U.S.A. are used for graves of war dead, graves of U.S. military personnel, veterans and their spouses but not exclusively so. There are also special state veteran cemeteries.

Alexandria National Cemetery was opened in 1862 and it is one of the original national cemeteries. In 2017, there were in total over 5,000 graves on this cemetery.

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