Stock Photographs from Arlington National Cemetery Virginia

  • My main photography page for Arlington National Cemetery which gives an insight into what / where I have taken photographs within the military cemetery.

 

  • Please take a look at my photograph gallery below.

My Stock Photographs are now available to view and up for sale on Adobe Stock

  • Including photographs of the poignant simple marble headstones which cover the military cemetery and views of Arlington House (Robert E. Lee Memorial).

 

  • If you would like to see my photographs at hi-resolution and or/are interested in purchasing a photograph/s please visit my photography portfolio on Adobe Stock by clicking on the link provided: Liberty Photo Art Adobe Stock Portfolio

Stock Photography

My stock images are now available to view and up for sale on Adobe Stock.

Please take a look at my other photo galleries from the surrounds of the military cemetery by clicking on one of the sub-pages below :

 

 

Please visit my photography portfolio on Adobe Stock by clicking on the link below :

 

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A brief history Arlington National Cemetery to accompany my Stock Photographs

 

 

  • Arlington National Cemetery is a military cemetery dating back to the American Civil War.

 

  • The land had being previously owned by George Washington Parke Custis, wo was grandson of Martha Washington and step-grandson of George Washington. Custis left the 1,100-acre property to her daughter who married Robert E. Lee.

 

  • Robert E. Lee was a General in the Confedorate Army but once he left home (Arlington House) to lead the Virginia's armed forces the land was confiscated by the Union for a military cemetery.

 

  • At the end of the Civil War in 1865, 16,000 soldiers were buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

 

  • There have been around another 300,000 veterans who have joined them since.

 

  • Simple marble headstones mark the graves of the soldiers, the focus of the cemetery is the Tomb of the Unknowns, honoring the thousands of unidentified soldiers who died in battle.
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