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Fort Custer National Cemetery

Address
15501 Dickman Road
Battle Creek, MI 49012
Phone
(269) 731-4164
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Fort Custer was named after General George Armstrong Custer, a native of Michigan. It was built in 1917 as part of the W ...
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Fort Custer was named after General George Armstrong Custer, a native of Michigan.  It was built in 1917 as part of the WW I mobilization, when some 90,000 troops passed through it.  During WW II, the fort was used as a training ground and also held a German prisoners of war.  It is the only United States National Cemetery where another nation's armed forces are interred.