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Veterans Cemeteries in Georgia

While Andersonville National Cemetery is the oldest National Cemetery located in the State of Georgia, it is not the only veterans cemetery in the state.

For burial policies, procedures, guidelines, or other information, please contact these facilities directly.

National Cemeteries

Georgia National Cemetery
1080 Veterans Cemetery Road
Canton, GA 30114
Phone: 866 236-8159 or 770 479-9300
Fax: 770 479-9311

Marietta National Cemetery
500 Washington Avenue
Marietta, GA 30060
Phone: 770 428-5631 or 866 236-8159
Fax: 770 479-9311
NOTE: Marietta National Cemetery is closed to new interments. Please contact the cemetery directly for more information.

State-managed Veterans Cemeteries

Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery at Glennville
8819 U.S. Highway 301
Glennville, GA 30427
Phone: 912 654-5398
Fax: 912 654-2963

Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery at Milledgeville
2617 Vinson Highway
Milledgeville, Georgia 31601
Phone: 478 445-3363
Fax: 478 445-3360

Did You Know?

The HMS Jersey in 1782

Around 30,000 Americans were kept as prisoners of war in and around New York City during the Revolutionary War. Most of these prisoners were held in warehouses, churches, and on ships in nearby harbors. An estimated 18,000 (60%) died as prisoners from 1775 to 1783. Of those, over 10,000 are thought to have perished on prison ships, most notably the Whitby and the Jersey.