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    Andersonville

    National Historic Site Georgia

Cemetery Regulations

Andersonville National Cemetery serves as a shrine for the nation's honored dead. These regulations have been designed to ensure beauty, dignity and preservation of a reverent atmosphere. Please abide by the following while on the cemetery grounds:

  • Pets are prohibited in the landscaped and grassy areas within the National Cemetery. Pets are welcome in other parts of the park, provided they are kept on a leash at all times.
  • No jogging, picnicking or recreational activities
  • Please keep your voices lowered
  • Please place all litter in refuse containers
  • Please do not sit on headstones or monuments within the cemetery grounds


Did You Know?

Lock and key to the Andersonville military prison

Very little remains of the original Andersonville prison. On the grounds, only the earthworks remain. Housed in the National Prison of War Museum are the lock, key, and hinge reportedly from the South Gate along with a piece of the deadline and a post from the stockade. Relics from prisoners include