Thousands Of Civil War Veterans Buried In Brooklyn's Green Wood Cemetery

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Headstones to men who served in the American Civil War are viewed at... News PhotoAdult,Anniversary,Borough - District Type,Brooklyn - New York,Civil War,Conflict,Green-Wood Cemetery - New York,History,Horizontal,Human Interest,Men,New York City,Religious Service,The End,Tombstone,USA,WarPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2014 Getty ImagesNEW YORK, NY - APRIL 09: Headstones to men who served in the American Civil War are viewed at Green-Wood Cemetery on the 149th anniversary of the ending of the Civil War on April 9, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Green-Wood Cemetery holds over 5,000 veterans of the war, including 75 Confederates and women who served as nurses. While New York was not the sight for any Civil War battles, it was home to numerous arms manufacturers, Confederate prisons, tens of thousands of volunteers and was a major center for the financing to the Union Army. The Civil War ran from 1861 to 1865. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)