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List of famous people buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Celebrities are often buried in the highest caliber cemeteries, mausoleums and tombs, which is why we've created this list of celebrities buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery. If you're ever visiting Cypress Hills National Cemetery and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

List people include Daniel Daly, Anton Olsen and many more.

This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery?"

From celebrity tombs at Cypress Hills National Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Cypress Hills National Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.

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Daniel Daly is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery
Daniel Daly Died at 64 (1873-1937) Sergeant Major Daniel Joseph "Dan" Daly was a United States Marine and one of only nineteen men to have received the Medal of Honor twice. Of the Marines who are double recipients, ...more

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Ludwig Andreas Olsen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery
Ludwig Andreas Olsen Died at 41 (1845-1886) Ludwig Andreas Olsen, also known as Louis Williams, was a United States Navy sailor and one of only 19 people to ever be awarded two Medals of Honor. Both awards were for peace-time actions ...more

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John Laver Mather Cooper is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery
John Laver Mather Cooper Died at 63 (1828-1891) John Cooper was a member of the United States Navy. He is one of only nineteen people who have received the Medal of Honor twice and one of only nineteen to receive the Medal of Honor for two ...more

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John Mapes Adams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery
John Mapes Adams Died at 50 (1871-1921) John Mapes Adams was an American Marine who received the Medal of Honor for valor during the Boxer Rebellion. He served in the Marine Corps under the alias of George Lawrence Day.

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Mons Monssen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery
Mons Monssen Died at 63 (1867-1930) Mons Monssen was a sailor in the United States Navy who received the Medal of Honor for heroism while serving about the USS Missouri .

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Bernhard Jetter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery
Bernhard Jetter Died at 65 (1862-1927) Bernhard Jetter was a German-born soldier in the U.S. Army who served with the 7th U.S. Cavalry during the Indian Wars. He was one of twenty-four men who received the Medal of Honor for ...more

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Henry Rodenburg is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery
Henry Rodenburg Died at 48 (1851-1899) Henry Rodenburg was a United States Army soldier who received the Medal of Honor. His award came for gallantry in the Indian Wars.

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Christopher Freemeyer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery
Christopher Freemeyer Died at 56 (1838-1894) Private Christopher Freemeyer was a German-born soldier in the U.S. Army who served with the 5th U.S. Infantry during the Indian Wars. He was one of thirty-one men who received the Medal of ...more

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Anton Olsen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery
Anton Olsen Died at 57 (1867-1924) Ordinary Seaman Anton Olsen was a United States Navy quartermaster who received the Medal of Honor.

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Robert Nugent is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery
Robert Nugent Died at 77 (1824-1901) Brigadier General Robert Nugent was an Irish-born American U.S. Army officer during the American Civil War and the Indian Wars. He served with the Irish Brigade's 69th Infantry Regiment, from ...more

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Patrick Golden is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery
Patrick Golden Died at 36 (1836-1872) Patrick Golden was an Irish-born soldier in the U.S. Army who served with the 8th U.S. Cavalry during the Indian Wars. He was one of 34 men received the Medal of Honor for "bravery in ...more

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James Dougherty is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery
James Dougherty Died at 58 (1839-1897) James Dougherty was a U.S. Marine in the 1871 Korean Campaign. He received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Korean Expedition, while serving as a private aboard USS Benicia. His Medal ...more

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Henry Wilkens is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery
Henry Wilkens Died at 40 (1855-1895) Henry Wilkens or Wilkins was a German-born soldier in the U.S. Army who served with the 2nd U.S. Cavalry during the Nez Perce War. In the summer of 1877, he received the Medal of Honor for two ...more

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John Schiller is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery
John Schiller Died at 96 (1830-1926) John Schiller was an enlisted soldier in the U.S. Army during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of Chaffin's Farm on September 29, 1864.

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Samuel P. Spear is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery
Samuel P. Spear Died at 60 (1815-1875) Samuel Perkins Spear was an American soldier who saw combat in the Seminole Wars, the Mexican–American War, and the American Civil War. Before the Civil War, he served as an enlisted man, having ...more

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John Nihill is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery
John Nihill Died at 58 (1850-1908) John Nihill was an Irish-born soldier in the U.S. Army who served with the 5th U.S. Cavalry during the Indian Wars. A participant in the Apache Wars, he received the Medal of Honor for bravery ...more

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Peter Stewart is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery
Peter Stewart Died at 56 (1858-1914) Gunnery Sergeant Peter Stewart was a member of the United States Marine Corps and a recipient of the Medal of Honor. He was one a group of U.S. sailors and Marines dispatched to guard the United ...more