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Camp Butler National Cemetery

5063 Camp Butler Rd, Springfield, IL 62707-9722
+1 217-492-4070
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Terrific history

Well maintained grounds & tombstones. Impressive sights - soldiers from many eras. Quiet & solemn... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rita S
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Brevard County, Florida
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Solemn and Respectful resting place for soldiers and their families.

A solemn and clear space, this cemetery has SUCH a difficult history of its use before it was a... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
BradandStacy41
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Evansville, Indiana
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5063 Camp Butler Rd, Springfield, IL 62707-9722
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well maintained grounds & tombstones. Impressive sights - soldiers from many eras. Quiet & solemn place. Everything neat & tidy.

Thank Rita S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A solemn and clear space, this cemetery has SUCH a difficult history of its use before it was a final resting place. However, it doesn’t draw upon that, but rather pays the utmost respect to ALL those that served in all militaries of different time...More

Thank BradandStacy41
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I have a great respect for our military personnel. Putting their life on the line, sacrificing family, for preserving our rights, our country. 3 of my family members permanently reside here.

Thank 287freek
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The impact of rows upon rows of Union Dead leaves a strong impression on those who travel to see it! Seeing so many fallen in service to our Nation makes the Civil War real to anyone visiting these grounds.

Thank Sam K
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Camp Butler is located away from the busy pace of Springfield which makes for a quiet setting amidst well manicured surroundings. If you're taking a trip to Springfield to view and experience its rich history - Camp Butler should be on your list. Memorial services...More

Thank Don D
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Sobering testament of sacrifice. Quiet, but moving, display of of service to country. Currently under construction.

Thank JeffnSharon
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is similar to other National cemeteries. It is row upon row of military headstones from soldiers from many wars including WWI, WW2, Korean, Vietnam Wars. It is moving to read inscriptions on the headstones and it elicits respect and admiration for all those who...More

Thank sunnyhhdb
Reviewed 18 October 2016

supremely kept grounds and a beautiful, respectful resting place for our heros. we visited the area for the 4th of July and witnessed many Boy & Girl Scout troops placing flags on the headstones of the men and women resting here. these young people were...More

Thank Cindy F
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I have relatives buried there but had no idea where. They have an outside kiosk where you can look up the grave and get directions. That was great, except the printer was out of paper. We went inside and got directions from the helpful staff....More

Thank N P
Reviewed 25 August 2016

A somewhat hidden gem. Most notice the "Arlington like" appearance of this beautiful national cemetery. This cemetery is a wonderful way to pay your respects to those who have served this great country. Grave markers will remind you that soldiers of the Civil War and...More

1  Thank harris_philip
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