• Civil War Soldiers’ Monument: an 1869 memorial to the 149,000 Union soldiers from New York City
  • John Cooke: executed for his role in John Brown’s raid on Harper’s Ferry
  • Anna Leah Fox: one of the infamous Fox sisters, who inspired the Spiritualist movement that both comforted and confounded bereft family members of fallen soldiers in the Civil War era and beyond
  • The Freedom Lots: the largest undisturbed burial ground for people of African descent in NYC, located within Green-Wood, including survivors of the New York City Draft Riots and Black Civil War veterans
  • Abigail Hopper Gibbons: noted abolitionist, Underground Railroad station master and Civil War nurse
  • Henry B. Hidden: white Civil War soldier with an elaborate monument and a gallant battle history
  • Eastman Johnson: Civil War era genre painter whose canvases tell stories of daily life in those turbulent times
  • Laura Keene: star of Our American Cousin at Ford’s Theater, present the night of Lincoln’s assassination
  • Thomas Francis Meagher: Irish patriot, inventor of the tricolor Irish flag, and famed American Civil War general in the 69th “Irish Brigade” Regiment. Though not interred here, his cenotaph is here.
  • The Little Drummer Boy, Clarence MacKenzie: Brooklyn’s first casualty of the war, who died in training from friendly fire at age twelve
  • The Soldiers’ Lot: land Green-Wood donated for free burials of New York State soldiers who died during the Civil War, full of Union veterans’ graves
  • Ann Priscilla Vanderpoel: the “Florence Nightingale” of New York, founder of the Ladies Home U.S. General Hospital, formerly on East 51st Street in Manhattan