Civil War Unknowns Monument

Civil War Unknowns Monument

The Civil War Unknowns Monument is a burial vault and memorial honoring unidentified dead from the American Civil War. It is located on the grounds of Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.


Date of Installation:

January 1, 1865

Organization Responsible for Installation:

Quartermaster General of the Army Montgomery C. Meigs

Memorial War Era(s):



321 Sherman Drive Fort Myer, VA 22211


Published on February 4, 2017