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Port Hudson 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.

Port Hudson National Cemetery is located on the largest battleground of the Siege of Port Hudson. Nearly 4,000 Union soldiers fell during the fighting and most were buried here, many as unknowns. In 2007, there were in total 12,718 graves on this cemetery.


Port Hudson National Cemetery contains the grave of the following person, who fought for the United States of America and who gave his life in the war in Afghanistan and/or Operation Enduring Freedom:

12 December 2007 , Staff Sergeant Michael John Gabel, aged 30


Port Hudson National Cemetery contains the graves of the following people, who fought for the United States of America and who gave their lives in the War in Iraq and/or Operation Iraqi Freedom:

12 December 2004 , Sergeant Jeffrey Lynn Kirk, aged 24
2 June 2007 , Corporal William Jared Crouch, aged 21
29 August 2007 , Private Justin Troy Gadel Sanders, aged 22
7 September 2007 , Specialist Marisol Heredia, aged 19
30 March 2008 , Sergeant Terrell W. Gilmore, aged 38

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