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Loudon Park Cemetery is a 350-acre (142 ha) cemetery in Baltimore, Maryland.[1] It was incorporated in 1853 on the site of the "Loudon" estate previously owned by a local merchant and politician.[2] A portion of the eastern section is owned by the Federal Government as Loudon Park National Cemetery, acquired in 1861 for the remains of Union soldiers killed during the Civil War, 2300 eventually being buried there.[2] There is also a Confederate soldiers section, marked by a statue of a Confederate soldier with two angels. The entrance for Loudon Park Cemetery is located at 3620 Wilkens Avenue.

Notable persons interred at the cemetery include:

References

  1. ^ a b "Who we are". Loudon Park Cemetery. http://www.loudon-park.com/who_we_are/facility.html. Retrieved December 6, 2008.  
  2. ^ a b "Baltimore Neighborhoods—Irvington". City of Baltimore. http://www.ci.baltimore.md.us/neighborhoods/southwest/irvington.html. Retrieved December 6, 2008.  

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