Pt. 1. Disunion. Leaving Arlington ; Occupation ; "Vast army of the wounded" ; First burials ; A question of ownership pt. 2. Reunion. "A splendid little war" ; L'Enfant's grand view ; Known but to God ; A time to build up ; "We are in it all the way" ; The nastiest little war pt. 3. The nation's cemetery. "I could stay here forever" ; The last unknown ; War comes to Arlington ; Taps Benediction
Appendix 1. Arlington chronology Appendix 2. Regulations for burial.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-339) and index.