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Camp Butler National Cemetery

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Address: 5063 Camp Butler Rd, Springfield, IL 62707-9722
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Stately Grounds of GAR dead!

The impact of rows upon rows of Union Dead leaves a strong impression on those who travel to see it! Seeing so many fallen in service to our Nation makes the Civil War real to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 February 2017
Sam K
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Springfield, Illinois
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Springfield, Illinois
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

The impact of rows upon rows of Union Dead leaves a strong impression on those who travel to see it! Seeing so many fallen in service to our Nation makes the Civil War real to anyone visiting these grounds.

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Springfield, Illinois
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51 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Camp Butler is located away from the busy pace of Springfield which makes for a quiet setting amidst well manicured surroundings. If you're taking a trip to Springfield to view and experience its rich history - Camp Butler should be on your list. Memorial services are held frequently for family and friends of recently lost loved ones who served our... More 

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Findlay, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Sobering testament of sacrifice. Quiet, but moving, display of of service to country. Currently under construction.

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Germantown, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is similar to other National cemeteries. It is row upon row of military headstones from soldiers from many wars including WWI, WW2, Korean, Vietnam Wars. It is moving to read inscriptions on the headstones and it elicits respect and admiration for all those who gave their lives for our country. It is worth visiting just to pay respects.

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Thank sunnyhhdb
Springfield, Illinois
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

supremely kept grounds and a beautiful, respectful resting place for our heros. we visited the area for the 4th of July and witnessed many Boy & Girl Scout troops placing flags on the headstones of the men and women resting here. these young people were very respectful and we saw many of them saluting the tombstones as they placed the... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

I have relatives buried there but had no idea where. They have an outside kiosk where you can look up the grave and get directions. That was great, except the printer was out of paper. We went inside and got directions from the helpful staff. They are doing a lot of work on the cemetery, so parts of it were... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

A somewhat hidden gem. Most notice the "Arlington like" appearance of this beautiful national cemetery. This cemetery is a wonderful way to pay your respects to those who have served this great country. Grave markers will remind you that soldiers of the Civil War and every war since are buried here. Spend some time strolling and being thankful. This is... More 

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Springfield,IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Reminds me of a smaller version of Arlington National Cemetery. Have been here multiple times but the reverence and history here is definitely worth your time.

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Roanoke, il
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

My father in-law was just buried here last week. The grounds are ver well kept. The employees who assist with the services are kind and professional. s is quite a large cemetery with lots of trees and hills. Such a peaceful place.

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1 Thank klhertz
Evansville, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

If you like history drive thru or walk around the cemetery Its well maintained and quite peaceful Several well known citizens of the community are interred here We found it interesting

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