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Famous People Buried in Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery

Updated October 13, 2018 5.5k views9 items

List of famous people buried in Fort Leavenworth 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 Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery. If you're ever visiting Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

Examples of people on this list: Fitz Lee, Thomas Custer and many more.

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

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

    Edward Hatch (December 22, 1832 – April 11, 1889) was a career American soldier who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. After the war he became the first commander of the 9th U.S. Cavalry Regiment, a Buffalo soldier regiment with African-American troops commanded by white officers.   ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 56 (1832-1889)
    • Birthplace: Bangor, Maine
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    Harry Bell

    Harry Bell (September 21, 1860 – November 10, 1938) was a United States Army Captain received the Medal of Honor for actions during October 17, 1899, during the Philippine–American War for leading a charge against a superior number of the enemy. Captain Bell is buried in the Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery. His grave can be found in section A, grave 167.  ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 78 (1860-1938)
    • Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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    George Yates

    George Wilhelmus Mancius Yates (February 26, 1843 – June 25, 1876) was an officer in the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment. He was killed in the Battle of the Little Bighorn.  ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 33 (1843-1876)
    • Birthplace: Albany, New York
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    James Calhoun

    James Calhoun (August 24, 1845 – June 25, 1876) was a soldier in the United States Army during the American Civil War and the Black Hills War. He was the brother-in-law of George Armstrong Custer and was killed along with Custer in the Battle of the Little Bighorn. His brother-in-law Myles Moylan survived the battle as part of the forces with Major Marcus Reno and Captain Frederick Benteen.  ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 30 (1845-1876)
    • Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio