Act of Congress Tablets

Act of Congress Tablets


Erected: 1890.

Location: The National Cemetery. They are located at the north and south ends of the Cemetery Loop.

Description: Tablets commemorate establishment & protection of National Cemeteries. Said Act was enacted in February of 1867. Mounted at a slant on a tubular pedestal. Inscribed tablet details section 3 of Act, enabling misdemeanors & fines for destruction of National Cemeteries.