U. S. National Cemetery in Winchester, Virginia
This is where the Union Soldiers were buried after the battle in Winchester. This cemetery is part of the National Cemetery System and is open free of charge daily.
There is a place to search for names on their website. There are 15 monuments on the grounds commemorating units that fought in the battles of the Shennandoah Valley during the Civil War. In April 1866 The Yankees dedicated the National Cemetery in Winchester and began the task of removing their dead from fields in and around town. Between four anf five thousand Union soldiers were dug up from the Methodist, Presbyterian, Lutheran and Episcopal cemeteries. (Information from Mrs. Hugh Lee diary, Handley Regional Library)
The Winchester Cemetery benefited from the work of federal programs initiated during the Great Depression.
Winchester National Cemetery was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996 and is part of the Veterans Affairs.