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Antietam 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.

Antietam National Cemetery on Antietam National Battlefield contains 5,000 graven, of which 1,836 are unidentified. Most of these are from Union soldiers who were killed in this area.

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