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“Honor to the Soldier, and the Sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country's cause.”

–Abraham Lincoln

For over 400 years, Virginia’s sons and daugh­ters have fought for America’s freedom. Today, we enjoy our way of life thanks to each Virginian who took up arms and defended our nation and our liberty.

The Virginia Department of Veterans Services three veterans cemeteries provide a final resting place for our soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines—a place of honor, dignity, respect, and remembrance. The Virginia Veterans Cemetery is located in Amelia, the Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery is located in Suffolk, and the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Dublin. All cemeteries accommodate in-ground burial of cas­keted remains, in-ground inurnment of cremated remains, and above-ground inurnment of cremated remains in a columbarium.