Who can be buried at Arlington? Complete lists of interments at various cemeteries are not always revealed to the public, but a lot of information about where the grave sites and headstones of celebrities can often be found on the Web, and Arlington National Cemetery has released some of this information. Cemeteries often have different policies about allowing the public to visit celebrity graves so it's a good idea to get in touch with them first before planning a trip.
Known as: Civil War general
Abner Doubleday was a career United States Army officer and Union general in the American Civil War. He fired the first shot in defense of Fort Sumter, the opening battle of the war, and had a pivotal role in the early fighting at the Battle of Gettysburg. Gettysburg was his finest hour, but his ...more
Age: Died at 74 (1819-1893)
Birthplace: Ballston Spa, New York, United States of Americasee more on Abner Doubleday
Known as: Medal of Honor recipient for World War I.
Alan Louis Eggers was a sergeant in the United States Army during World War I. He received the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions in combat near Le Catelet, France, on September 29, 1918, together with John C. Latham and Thomas E. O'Shea. Eggers was a student at Cornell University before ...more
Age: Died at 73 (1895-1968)
Birthplace: Saranac Lake, New York, United States of Americasee more on Alan Louis Eggers
Known as: Commandant of the United States Coast Guard
Alfred Carroll Richmond was a United States Coast Guard admiral who served as the 11th Commandant of the United States Coast Guard from 1954 to 1962, the second longest tenure of any U.S. Coast Guard Commandant. ...more
Age: Died at 82 (1902-1984)
Birthplace: Waterloo, Iowa, United States of Americasee more on Alfred C. Richmond
Alfred Winsor Brown
Known as: Naval officer and 31st Naval Governor of Guam.