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REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.

Welcome to the Andersonville National Cemetery's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 14, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony), Wreaths Across America will be at Andersonville National Cemetery to Remember and Honor our veterans through the laying of Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes and the act of saying the name of each and every veteran aloud.

Please help our location lay wreaths at as many graves as possible by clicking the red "Sponsor" button. Or, if you would like to volunteer to participate in the wreath laying ceremony, please click the “Volunteer” button next to the cemetery name below, and don't forget to click the "Invite" button to invite your friends and family to join you. 

Thank you so much for supporting Andersonville National Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!

Sponsor Wreaths

Click "Sponsor Wreaths" to sponsor a wreath and help us reach our goal of honoring every veteran at the cemetery.

Volunteer

Click here if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on Wreaths Day at the cemetery.

Invite

Click here to spread the word encourage your friends to sponsor, volunteer or keep up with our news.

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The Maine Association of Broadcasters Announces Partnership with News Radio WGAN and Wreaths Across America on New Veteran Program

“The Maine Veterans Spotlight” will debut on News Radio 98-5 FM, AM 560 and online at www.wgan.com.

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In Memoriam
by Carol S Crow for Kenneth R Gordon, Marine Corps, Honored by Andersonville National Cemetery

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Personal Message
by JEFF RUDISILL for JIM HENDREN, Air Force, Honored by Andersonville National Cemetery

My uncle Jim served our country with pride and class during the Vietnam war he was fortunate enough to be able to return home to our family when so many others were not as fortunate. THANK YOU so very much for your service and sacrifice and keeping us safe. You are gone but not forgotten.

Check out 202 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Location Information

GAANHC - Andersonville National Cemetery
496 Cemetery Rd
Andersonville, GA 31711, United States

20,700
20,700
1,905

December 14, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony)

Lee Gentry, Charles Barr

Directions to Cemetery

Navigation systems do an adequate job finding the cemetery. When you arrive, please follow the people and signs to the site of the ceremony itself.

Parking Instructions

There is plenty of parking at this cemetery, so feel free to park in any available spot.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Andersonville National Cemetery. Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.

Here are some things to remember about the ceremony:

  • Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
  • Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.
  • Please follow the location coordinators instructions on where to place wreaths, as well as "how" they should be placed.
  • We especially appreciate volunteers willing to help clean-up. Please check in with the location coordinator if you are interested in helping with the clean-up.

The most important thing to remember is to have a wonderful experience participating in the ceremony and thank you so much for help Wreaths achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.

Local Groups Supporting Us

GA0213 - Bennett / Taylor Family Foundation

McDonough, GA-based Bennett Family of Companies proudly honors the veterans who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Our truckers transport wreaths from Maine, and our employees honor our heroes in support of our Patriotism Core Value. We are proud to support Andersonville National Cemetery to help honor and remember as many veterans from our home state of Georgia as we can. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

GA0024P - American Legion Riders of Georgia

Welcome to American Legion Riders of Georgia! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support Andersonville, Georgia National, Glennville, Marietta and Milledgeville in GA. We also support Chattanooga in TN and Ft Mitchell in AL to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort. Thank you so much!

22 groups support us. Click "View Our Groups" to see them all.