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The following cemeteries were added to the National Register of Historic Places as part of the Civil War Era National Cemeteries Multiple Property Submission (or MPS).
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance. A property listed in the National Register, or located within a National Register Historic District, may qualify for tax incentives derived from the total value of expenses incurred preserving the property.
|Resource Name||Also known as||Address||City||County||State||Added|
|Fayetteville National Cemetery||700 Government Ave.||Fayetteville||Washington County||Arkansas||July 28, 1999|
|Fort Smith National Cemetery||522 Garland Ave. and S. 6th St.||Fort Smith||Sebastian County||Arkansas||May 20, 1999|
|Little Rock National Cemetery||2523 Confederate Blvd.||Little Rock||Pulaski County||Arkansas||December 20, 1996|
|Barrancas National Cemetery||80 Hovey Road||Pensacola||Escambia County||Florida||February 12, 1998|
|Marietta National Cemetery||500 Washington Ave.||Marietta||Cobb County||Georgia||September 18, 1998|
|Alton National Cemetery||600 Pearl St.||Alton||Madison County||Illinois||May 5, 2011|
|Camp Butler National Cemetery||5063 Camp Butler Rd.||Springfield||Sangamon County||Illinois||August 15, 1997|
|Mound City National Cemetery||Jct. of IL 37 and US 51||Mound City||Pulaski County||Illinois||October 8, 1997|
|Quincy National Cemetery||36th & Main Sts||Quincy||Adams County||Illinois||May 6, 2011|
|Rock Island National Cemetery||0.25 mi N of southern tip of Rock Island||Moline||Rock Island County||Illinois||June 13, 1997|
|Crown Hill National Cemetery||700 W. 38th St.||Indianapolis||Marion County||Indiana||April 29, 1999|
|New Albany National Cemetery||1943 Ekin Ave.||New Albany||Floyd County||Indiana||June 25, 1999|
|Keokuk National Cemetery||1701 J St.||Keokuk||Lee County||Iowa||June 4, 1997|
|Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery||Within Fort Leavenworth military reservation||Fort Leavenworth||Leavenworth County||Kansas||July 15, 1999|
|Fort Scott National Cemetery||900 East National Ave.||Fort Scott||Bourbon County||Kansas||July 15, 1999|
|Camp Nelson National Cemetery||6890 Danville Rd.||Nicholasville||Jessamine County||Kentucky||September 3, 1998|
|Cave Hill National Cemetery||701 Baxter Ave.||Louisville||Jefferson County||Kentucky||September 3, 1998|
|Danville National Cemetery||277 N. First St.||Danville||Boyle County||Kentucky||May 29, 1998|
|Lexington National Cemetery||833 W. Main St.||Lexington||Fayette County||Kentucky||September 3, 1998|
|Mill Springs National Cemetery||9044 West Hwy 80||Nancy||Pulaski County||Kentucky||May 29, 1998|
|Alexandria National Cemetery||209 Shamrock Ave.||Pineville||Rapides Parish||Louisiana||July 9, 1997|
|Baton Rouge National Cemetery||220 N. 19th St.||Baton Rouge||East Baton Rouge Parish||Louisiana||July 9, 1997|
|Port Hudson National Cemetery||20978 Port Hickey Rd.||Zachary||East Baton Rouge Parish||Louisiana||May 20, 1999|
|Annapolis National Cemetery||800 West St.||Annapolis||Anne Arundel County||Maryland||June 13, 1996|
|Loudon Park National Cemetery||3445 Frederick Ave.||Baltimore||Baltimore County||Maryland||June 20, 1996|
|Corinth National Cemetery||1551 Horton St.||Corinth||Alcorn County||Mississippi||November 20, 1996|
|Natchez National Cemetery||41 Cemetery Rd.||Natchez||Adams County||Mississippi||November 22, 1999|
|Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery||2900 Sheridan Rd.||Green Park||St. Louis County||Missouri||July 9, 1998|
|Jefferson City National Cemetery||1024 E. McCarty St.||Jefferson City||Cole County||Missouri||October 1, 1998|
|Springfield National Cemetery||1702 E. Seminole St.||Springfield||Greene County||Missouri||August 27, 1999|
|Beverly National Cemetery||Bridgeboro Rd., jct. of Mt. Holly, and Bridgeboro Rds.||Edgewater Park Township||Burlington County||New Jersey||October 15, 1997|
|Cypress Hills National Cemetery||625 Jamaica Ave.||Brooklyn||Kings County||New York||November 13, 1997|
|New Bern National Cemetery||1711 National Ave.||New Bern||Craven County||North Carolina||January 31, 1997|
|Raleigh National Cemetery||501 Rock Quarry Rd.||Raleigh||Wake County||North Carolina||January 31, 1997|
|Salisbury National Cemetery||202 Government Rd.||Salisbury||Rowan County||North Carolina||April 12, 1999|
|Wilmington National Cemetery||2011 Market St.||Wilmington||New Hanover County||North Carolina||January 31, 1997|
|Philadelphia National Cemetery||Jct. of Haines St. and Limekiln Rd.||Philadelphia||Philadelphia County||Pennsylvania||July 24, 1997|
|Beaufort National Cemetery||1601 Boundary St.||Beaufort||Beaufort County||South Carolina||October 10, 1997|
|Florence National Cemetery||803 E. National Cemetery Rd.||Florence||Florence County||South Carolina||January 5, 1998|
|Chattanooga National Cemetery||1200 Bailey Ave.||Chattanooga||Hamilton County||Tennessee||September 16, 1996|
|Knoxville National Cemetery||939 Tyson St., NW||Knoxville||Knox County||Tennessee||September 12, 1996|
|Memphis National Cemetery||3568 Townes Ave.||Memphis||Shelby County||Tennessee||October 30, 1996|
|Nashville National Cemetery||1420 Gallatin Rd., S||Nashville||Davidson County||Tennessee||December 20, 1996|
|San Antonio National Cemetery||517 Paso Hondo St.||San Antonio||Bexar County||Texas||November 22, 1999|
|Alexandria National Cemetery||1450 Wilkes St.||Alexandria||Alexandria County||Virginia||March 2, 1995|
|City Point National Cemetery||Jct. of 10th Ave. and Davis St.||Hopewell||Hopewell (Independent City)||Virginia||August 10, 1995|
|Cold Harbor National Cemetery||Jct. VA 156 and 619, .5 mi. E||Mechanicsville||Hanover County||Virginia||August 10, 1995|
|Culpeper National Cemetery||305 U.S. Ave.||Culpeper||Culpeper County||Virginia||February 26, 1996|
|Danville National Cemetery||721 Lee St.||Danville||Danville (Independent City)||Virginia||April 7, 1995|
|Fort Harrison National Cemetery||8620 Varina Rd.||Richmond||Henrico County||Virginia||August 10, 1995|
|Glendale National Cemetery||Jct of VA 156 and VA 600, 1 mi. S||Providence Forge||Henrico County||Virginia||February 26, 1996|
|Hampton National Cemetery||Jct. of Cemetery Rd. and Marshall Ave.||Hampton||Hampton (Independent City)||Virginia||February 26, 1996|
|Richmond National Cemetery||1701 Williamsburg Rd.||Richmond||Henrico County||Virginia||October 26, 1995|
|Seven Pines National Cemetery||400 E. Williamsburg Rd.||Sandston||Henrico County||Virginia||October 26, 1995|
|Staunton National Cemetery||901 Richmond Ave.||Staunton||Staunton (Independent City)||Virginia||February 26, 1996|
|Winchester National Cemetery||401 National Ave.||Winchester||Winchester (Independent City)||Virginia||February 26, 1996|
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