Calvary Cemetery

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Gravesites of Tennessee Williams, Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman and Dred Scott. Many architecturally significant private mausoleums and monuments, including that of the Nez Perce. These warriors came to St. Louis in 1831 to visit William Clark. A free self-guided historic tour pamphlet is available at the office and on-line.

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Interesting but in a bad neighborhood
Reviewed By Pam F November 2017

You can find General Sherman (of the Civil War) in the Cemetery and I believe the Native American Pontiac is there too. Unfortunately the Cemetery is in a bad part of St. Louis. You would be safe...

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Beautiful...and Gen. Sherman is buried here
Reviewed By cheeseheadfamilyof4 August 2017

I have a 15-year-old daughter who has been begging for us to travel to St. Louis to see General Sherman's grave. She is a serious Civil War buff who is fascinated by Sherman. While I wasn't really...

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A valuable visit through our family's past
Reviewed By Marie Z July 2017

We were in Saint Louis for only a few days. I hadn't been there since I was a child. I had been researching my Saint Louis ancestors, and Cavalry Cemetery had been on my bucket list for some time...

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