24 U.S. Code Chapter 7 - NATIONAL CEMETERIES
Transfer of Functions
Section 2 of Ex. Ord. No. 6166, June 10, 1933, as amended by Ex. Ord. No. 6229, July 27, 1934; Ex. Ord. No. 6614, Feb. 26, 1934; Ex. Ord. No. 6690, Apr. 25, 1934, set out as a note to section 901 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, transferred all functions of administrator of certain historical national cemeteries located within the continental limits of the United States, including certain cemeteries administered by the War Department to the Director of National Parks, Buildings, and Reservations in the Department of the Interior.
By Ex. Ord. No. 6228, July 28, 1933, also set out as a note to section 901 of Title 5, the operation of Executive Order No. 6166 as to the transfer of the specified national cemeteries was postponed until further order, except with regard to the following cemeteries located within the continental limits of the United States:
national military parks
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Georgia and Tennessee. Fort Donelson National Military Park, Tennessee. Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battle Fields, Memorial, Virginia. Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania. Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, North Carolina. Kings Mountain National Military Park, South Carolina. Moores Creek National Military Park, North Carolina. Petersburg National Military Park, Virginia. Shiloh National Military Park, Tennessee. Stones River National Military Park, Tennessee. Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi.
Abraham Lincoln National Park (now Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park), Kentucky. Fort McHenry National Park, Maryland.
Antietam Battlefield, Maryland. Appomattox, Virginia. Brices Cross Roads, Mississippi. Chalmette Monument and Grounds, Louisiana. Cowpens, South Carolina. Fort Necessity, Wharton County, Pennsylvania. Kenesaw Mountain, Georgia. Monocacy, Maryland. Tupelo, Mississippi. White Plains, New York.
Big Hole Battlefield, Beaverhead County, Montana. Cabrillo Monument, Ft. Rosecrans, California. Castle Pinckney, Charleston, South Carolina. Father Millet Cross, Fort Niagara, New York. Fort Marion, St. Augustine, Florida. Fort Matanzas, Florida. Fort Pulaski, Georgia. Meriwether Lewis, Hardin County, Tennessee. Mound City Group, Chillicothe, Ohio. Statue of Liberty, Fort Wood, New York.
Camp Blount Tablets, Lincoln County, Tennessee. Kill Devil Hill Monument, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. New Echota Marker, Georgia. Lee Mansion, Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia.
Battleground, District of Columbia. Antietam, (Sharpsburg) Maryland. Vicksburg, Mississippi. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Chattanooga, Tennessee. Fort Donelson, (Dover) Tennessee. Shiloh, (Pittsburg Landing) Tennessee. Stones River, (Murfreesboro) Tennessee. Fredericksburg, Virginia. Poplar Grove, (Petersburg) Virginia. Yorktown, Virginia.
Change of Name
Director of National Parks, Buildings and Reservations renamed Director of National Park Service by act Mar. 2, 1934, ch. 38, 48 Stat. 362.
National Cemeteries in Foreign Countries
The functions of administration pertaining to national cemeteries located in foreign countries, which were transferred to the Department of State, were revoked and the functions of administration pertaining to national cemeteries and memorials located in Europe, together with personnel, records, etc. were transferred to the American Battle Monuments Commission by Ex. Ord. No. 6614, Apr. 25, 1934, set out as a note under section 901 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
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