Fort Harrison National Cemetery
8620 Varina Road
Richmond, VA 23231
+1 804 795 2031
Fort Harrison National Cemetery is one of the many national cemeteries of the City of Richmond. This cemetery is the burial ground of the soldiers who lost their lives in the Battle of New Market Heights. Nearly 1,500 soldiers and remains were buried here, many are unmarked; African-American soldiers who were a part of the U.S. Colored Troops in the Battle of New Market Heights are also buried here. A few captured Confederate soldiers are also buried here. While touring the cemetery, check-out the on-site lodge designed by Quartermaster General Montgomery C. Meigs. The cemetery is open daily from dawn to dusk and visitors are expected to maintain decorum.