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Fort Lincoln Cemetery

3401 Bladensburg Road
Brentwood, MD
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    Fort Lincoln Cemetery was chartered in 1912 by an act of the Maryland General Assembly and presently contains 178 acres. Fort Lincoln Cemetery was named after Fort Lincoln which strategically protected the nation’s capitol during the Civil War. Fort Lincoln became the headquarters for the Second Pennsylvania Veteran Heavy Artillery. Men from this unit staffed Battery Jameson. The historic marker for the Battle of Bladensburg can be found behind the mausoleum of this cemetery.