LASR.net Homepage




Menu

Beaufort National Cemetery


category : Cemeteries
With the National Cemetery Act of 1863 Abraham Lincoln established this cemetery for soldiers who died in the Civil War. Of the 7,500 Civil War soldiers buried here, 117 are Confederate. In the 1870s the Union Soldiers monument was erected to honor the 174 unknown Union soldiers buried at the cemetery. A large granite monument dedicated to “the Defenders of American Liberty Against the Great Rebellion” was erected during the 1880s. More recently, in 1989 a ceremony was held for the reinterment of the remains of 19 Union soldiers from the 55th Regiment and the 1st North Carolina Regiment located on Folly Beach missing in action since 1863. In 1997, a memorial in honor of Confederate soldiers interred at the cemetery was installed. Today soldiers of all wars are buried here.


Hours:

Attractions and Upcoming Events


Ace Basin Tours

A three-hour history and nature tour of the salt marshes of the ACE Basin. Join Cap'n. Stan on this 25-mile round trip excursion aboard the Dixie Lady, a 38-ft., 40

Beaufort, SC Tours


The Beaufort Inn

Embrace yourself in southern hospitality! Lavishly decorated, impeccably furnished, and award winning four diamond restaurant, the Beaufort Inn, Awarded Conde Nast Top 700 Destinations to stay in the World 2006 A member of Historic Hotels of America has been named one of the "

Beaufort, SC Businesses

The Old Point Inn

Built in 1898, this late Victorian home was built as a Wedding Gift, hence, its local nickname is the "Wedding Gift House."

Beaufort, SC Businesses

Things to do Cemeteries near Beaufort, SC

Beaufort National Cemetery

With the National Cemetery Act of 1863 Abraham Lincoln established this cemetery for soldiers who died in the Civil War. Of t...