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National Wreaths Across America Day

December 14, 2019

Parsons Cemetery 

Parsons Cemetery  EST 1873

Preserving History Remembering Lives

Parsons Cemetery Invites You
to remember and honor our deceased

military heroes and veterans 

The oldest known interments (reinterments) include 

Col Issac Handy 1706-1762, Maryland Militia

​Pvt. Thomas H. Hooper 1779-1833, War of 1812

followed by heroes and veterans of the Civil War (Union and Confederate), Spanish American War, China Relief Expedition a.k.a. the Box Rebellion, WWI, WWII, Korean,

and Vietnam Conflict

While many were recipients of medals,

two most interest our visitors:

​John Purnell Chatham, Boxer Rebellion

Medal of Honor Recipient

LTJG Howard Franklin Clark, WWII

the USS Howard F. Clark (DE-533) honored war hero