Arlington Cemetery Photography - Marble Headstones - Virginia

  • Arlington Cemetery photography - this page gives an insight into what / where I have taken photographs within the military cemetery including a gallery of images below.

 

  • Featuring striking and poignant imagery of simple marble headstones which cover the rolling hills of the military cemetery and stunning views of Arlington House (Robert E. Lee Memorial).

 

  • Please take a look at my photograph gallery below.

Arlington Cemetery Photography

My Arlington Cemetery photography is now available to view and up for sale on Adobe Stock.

  • If you would like to see more of my Arlington Cemetery photography at full-size and 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

Please take a look at my Arlington Cemetery photography by visiting my portfolio on Adobe Stock :

 

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If you are interested in seeing other internal galleries featuring Arlington Cemetery photography please click on the sub-pages below :

 

 

A brief history military cemetery to accompany my Arlington Cemetery photography

 

 

 

  • 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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