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The Spanish American War Memorial

Gateway Plaza
Lady Liberty

Did you know?

Eighty five thousand veterans from the Civil War through the Afghanistan war campaign, including 14 Medal of Honor recipients, are buried in the Los Angeles National Cemetery?

One of the more unusual military heroes, Blackout, a war dog wounded in the Pacific during WWII, was buried with full military honors.

That Abraham Lincoln started the National Cemetery System at the end of the Civil War "to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and orphan."

That there are 7,800 lineal feet of decorative wrought iron fencing surrounding the national cemetery?

 

 

 



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