Used as a burying ground ever since the construction of Fort Barrancas 1839-1844. In 1838 it was established as a U.S. navy cemetery Many soldiers and sailors from both sides buried there during the Civil War, either being killed in battle or dying at one of the hospitals. It became a national cemetery in 1868.
Consists of 94.9 acres with 32,642 interments. It is located on the grounds of Pensacola Naval Air Station.
Two of them or those of Alexander M. DeBree's wife, Charlotte Elizabeth DeBree, and daughter.Charlotte Louisa DeBree.