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

Welcome to the Virginia Veterans Cemetery Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 18, 2021, a Wreath Laying Ceremony will be held at the Virginia Veterans Cemetery at Amelia 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 the Virginia Veterans Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!

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Sponsor Wreaths

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

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Volunteer

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

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Invite

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


Wreaths Across America's Kid's Corner Presents Ellie Smith

Ellie continues to live up to their legacy in 2021, and someday Ellie would like to personally lay a veteran's wreath against her Grandpa Marshall Crews' headstone at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Colorado....

Wreaths Across America's Trucking Tributes Presents Golden Services, LLC.

"I invite anybody I know is a veteran to come out with me to lay wreaths. I mention it to people in my church who may be looking for ways to volunteer."...

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In Memoriam
by Cori Triano for Erich McChesney , Army, 82nd Airborne , Honored by The Virginia Veterans Cemetery

My fun-loving, caring, bear hugging best friend and big brother, Erich...you are missed so much each and every day. I miss your laugh, your calls, our time together just being our goofy selves. I’ll love you forever. Your family loves you always. God brought you home way too soon for those left here without your laughter and without you. Rest In Peace and I will see you again my dear friend, my brother.
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In Memoriam
by Cori Triano for Erich McChesney , Army, 82nd Airborne , Honored by The Virginia Veterans Cemetery

My fun-loving, caring, bear hugging best friend and big brother, Erich...you are missed so much each and every day. I miss your laugh, your calls, our time together just being our goofy selves. I’ll love you forever. Your family loves you always. God brought you home way too soon for those left here without your laughter and without you. Rest In Peace and I will see you again my dear friend, my brother.
Check out 56 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Ceremony Details

Location Information

The Virginia Veterans Cemetery (VAVCAM)
10300 Pridesville Road
Amelia Court House, VA 23002

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December 18 at 12:00 pm, 2021

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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

Please enter the cemetery through the main entrance and proceed to the right.  Proceed around the cemetery loop and parallel park along both sides of the roadway facing the same direction.  Please pull as far forward as possible forward to maximize parking.  Please note that the Patriot Guard will be arriving with the ceremonial wreaths at 11:30am and at that time vehicular traffic will be prevented from entering the cemetery until the escort is complete.  Alternative parking is permitted on the shoulder of Pridesville Road.    

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

Due to the ongoing pandemic and mandated safety restrictions the following changes have been made to this years Wreaths Across America event.

-The official ceremony has been cancelled however there will be a modified wreath laying event with safety procedures in place.

-The Patriot Guard will arrive with the ceremonial wreaths at 11:30am.

-At 12:00 noon the wreaths will be placed by volunteers in accordance with the outlined Wreaths Across America program.

-Those who are interested in volunteering to assist with the wreath laying are asked to register on this website.

-Volunteers are requested to wear a mask or face covering, practice social distancing and refrain from gathering in groups of more than 10 persons.   

-Additional Information regarding this event can also be found on the "Wreaths Across America at The Virginia Veterans Cemetery" Facebook page.

     

Local Groups Supporting Us

Morrissett Funeral and Cremation Service (VA0526)

Morrissett Funeral and Cremation Service is proud to support the Virginia Veterans Cemetery at Amelia as we endeavor to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for the wreath laying ceremony planned for December 18, 2021 at noon. Thank you for your support.

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St. Edward-Epiphany Catholic School

Welcome to St. Edward-Epiphany Catholic School's Wreaths Across America sponsorship page! Our location fundraising group is proud to support VAVCAM and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. 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!

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