Courtesy Library of Congress
Battleground National Cemetery Memorial Program
Sunday, July 13,2014
2:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M.
Honoring the 38 Soldiers interred on the grounds and others who made the ultimate sacrifice in the Civil War.
6625 Georgia Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20012
Did You Know?
When the Civil War began, Fort Washington was the only existing fortification for the capital's defense. Fort Washington, nearly 12 miles down the Potomac, was built to guard against enemy ships during the War of 1812.