The official site for
modern photographs of American Civil War Battlefields
The entrance to the famous Hollywood Cemetery.
412 S. Cherry Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Hollywood Cemetery, designed in 1847, is the final
resting place for over 60,000 people - 18,000 of which were Confederate
soldiers. Additionally it is the final resting place for two U.S.
Bivouac of the Dead*
by: Theodore O'Hara
The muffled drum's sad roll has beat the soldiers last tattoo;
No more on life's parade shall meet that brave and fallen few.
On fame's eternal camping ground their silent tents to spread,
And glory guards, with solemn round the bivouac of the dead.
*Bivouac of the Dead", is displayed at national
cemeteries. Verses shall appear on many of these pages.