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Wilmington National Cemetery
Submitted by Taylor Yakowenko on Fri, 03/20/2015 - 5:58pm.READ MORE:
Sergeant Albert E. Higley of the 22nd New York Volunteers and the 16th New York Heavy Artillery was honored at the Wilmington National Cemetery today. This year is the 150th anniversary of his death in Wilmington during the Civil War. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Sat, 12/13/2014 - 3:22pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Tue, 11/11/2014 - 5:51pm.READ MORE:
Hundreds of civilians and veterans gathered at the Wilmington National Cemetery on Veterans Day to honor those who have served. Full story...
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Sat, 12/14/2013 - 5:26pm.READ MORE:
The community joined together this weekend to decorate headstones at the Wilmington National Cemetery with wreaths in honor of fallen soldiers. Full story...
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 12/13/2013 - 4:44pm.READ MORE:
To honor fallen heroes during the holidays Wreaths Across America aims to put a wreath on all graves in the nation's veterans cemeteries. But here in Wilmington a majority of the graves will go undecorated. Full story...
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 05/27/2013 - 7:09pm.READ MORE:
The Wilmington National Cemetery was the site of the Memorial Day service, hosted by the New Hanover County Veterans Council. During the Tolling of the Bells Ceremony, over six hundred names of local, fallen servicemen and women were read aloud. Full story...
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 05/27/2013 - 6:05pm.READ MORE:
As hundreds gathered Monday at Wilmington National Cemetery to pay their respects to our fallen servicemen and women, one woman dressed in all white stood out. Full story...
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Mon, 12/24/2012 - 7:57am.READ MORE:
Our area is rich in Civil War history, but there's a part of that history that isn't so widely known.Outside the Wilmington National Cemetery stands a plaque honoring the US Colored Troops buried there. Full story...
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Sat, 12/15/2012 - 11:24pm.READ MORE:
What were once bare headstones had a holiday make-over this weekend at the Wilmington National Cemetery. Veterans and supporters attended a "Wreaths Across America Ceremony" where they showed respect for fallen and forgotten soldiers. Though everyone was pleased with the turnout, one veteran wishes the military had as much support. Full story...