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Lincoln Cemetery

Type: 

Roadside

Established in 1867 by the Sons of Good Will for the proper burial of Gettysburg's African American citizens and Civil War veterans. Some thirty Civil War veterans of the U.S. Colored Troops are buried here, having been denied burial in the National Cemetery because of segregation policies. Also buried here are veterans of the Spanish-American War, World Wars I and II, and the Korean conflict. First known as Good Will Cemetery, renamed in 1920.

Dedication Date: 

11/15/2003

Location

Intersection of Lincoln & Long Lanes, Gettysburg

County: 

Adams

Latitude: 

39.83

Longitude: 

-77.24