Glendale National Cemetery Information (Geography)
Glendale National Cemetery
|Nearest city||Richmond, Virginia|
GLENDALE NATIONAL CEMETERY Latitude and Longitude:
|Area||6.6 acres (2.7 ha)|
|Architect||Meigs, Montgomery C.|
|Architectural style||Second Empire|
|MPS||Civil War Era National Cemeteries MPS|
|NRHP reference #||96000026 |
|Added to NRHP||February 26, 1996|
|Designated VLR||October 18, 1995 |
Glendale National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located near the city of Richmond, in Henrico County, Virginia. Administered by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, it encompasses 2.1 acres (0.85 ha), and as of the end of 2005 had 2,064 interments. It is closed to new interments.
Glendale National Cemetery was established on May 7, 1866, and named after a farmstead that was on the property at the time. The original interments were the remains of Union soldiers who died at the Battle of Malvern Hill and other nearby American Civil War battlefields.
Glendale National Cemetery was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.
- Corporal Michael Fleming Folland (1949–1969), Medal of Honor recipient for action in the Vietnam War.
Media related to Glendale National Cemetery at Wikimedia Commons
- National Cemetery Administration
- Glendale National Cemetery
- Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) No. VA-5, " Glendale National Cemetery, 8301 Willis Church Road, Richmond, Independent City, VA"
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Glendale National Cemetery
- Glendale National Cemetery at Find a Grave