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    Andersonville

    National Historic Site Georgia

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A uniformed park ranger speaks with children
Park Ranger Stephanie Steinhorst talks with children at the Americus Welcome Center.
Americus Sumter Tourism

Did You Know?

American flags in front of white headstones

The earliest commemorative service in the National Cemetery was held on Emancipation Day, January 1, 1869. Teachers and students of the Freedman's school, along with the Rev. Dr. Hamilton Pierson held memorial services and superintended the decoration of the the National Cemetery.