What famous people are buried in Nashville National Cemetery?

What famous people are buried in Nashville National Cemetery?

Among those buried include Roy Acuff, Hank Snow, George Morgan, Keith Whitley, Gilbert “Speck” Rhodes, Floyd Cramer, Jimmy Martin, John Hartford, Dean Manuel, Clifton Beverly Briley, Bunny Biggs, Billy Walker, Pete Drake, Louise Scruggs, Johnny Wright, and more.

How many are buried at the Nashville National Cemetery?

The cemetery was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1996. NOTE: No Confederate soldiers are buried in Nashville National Cemetery. The remains of 36,069 soldiers (as of Aug 2014) from all wars are interred here, including 16,485 known Union Civil War soldiers and 4,141 unknowns.

Are soldiers buried for free?

Cemetery. All veterans with other-than-dishonorable discharges are eligible for free burial in a national VA cemetery. Usually, the eligibility requirements are the same as for federal cemeteries. In most cases, spouses are eligible for burial next to the veteran at little or no cost.

What is the oldest cemetery in Nashville Tennessee?

Nashville City Cemetery
Nashville City Cemetery is the oldest public cemetery in Nashville, Tennessee. Many of Nashville’s prominent historical figures are buried there….

Nashville City Cemetery
Location 1001 4th Ave. S. Nashville, Tennessee
Coordinates 36°8′50″N 86°46′11″WCoordinates: 36°8′50″N 86°46′11″W
Built 1822

Where is George Jones grave?

Woodlawn-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home & Woodlawn Memorial Park, Berry Hill, TN
George Jones/Place of burial

How many Union soldiers died in the Battle of Nashville?

In his ill-conceived battle against Union forces in Nashville, Hood lost some 6,000 men, many of them captured when they failed to make their escape from the battlefield. Union casualties were just over 3,000.

Where is Johnny Cash buried at?

Hendersonville Memory Gardens & Funeral Home, Hendersonville, TN
Johnny Cash/Place of burial