Explore Cedar Grove Cemetery

Dorchester's beautiful Cedar Grove Cemetery holds many keys to local history. The Benjamin Stone, Jr. Grand Army of the Republic lot is the burial site of dozens of Civil War veterans. This website, built by Professor Ella Howard and her Boston History students at Wentworth Institute of Technology, explores the history of Dorchester and the Civil War. Visit the exhibits below to learn more.

Cemetery Gate

Introduction to Cedar Grove Cemetery

Benjamin Stone, Jr.

Timeline of Boston and Dorchester During the War

Information about Veterans Buried in Stone Lot

Where did the Stone Lot Veterans Live?

In What Battles did the Stone Lot Veterans Fight?

Dorchester Residents Taken Prisoners of War

Dorchester Residents Wounded or Killed in the War

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