San Francisco National Cemetery: Famous Interments

Dana Crissy

Click on the names of the famous interments below to learn more about their history.

Major Dana Crissy, aviaton pioneer.

Crissy is buried in the Officers' Section, Section 98, Grave 5

Pauline Cushman-Fryer

Pauline Cushman-Fryer, Union spy.

Cushman-Fryer is buried in the Officers' Section, Section 18, Grave 1

Frederick Funston

Maj. Gen. Frederick Funston, Medal of Honor recipient and hero of 1906.

Funston is buried in the Officers' Section, Section 68, Grave 3

Irvin McDowell

Maj. Gen. Irvin McDowell, Civil War leader and head of the Department of the Pacific.

McDowell is buried in the Officers' Section, Section 1, Grave 1

William Shafter

Maj. Gen. William Shafter, Medal of Honor recipient and officer with the Buffalo Soldiers.

Shafter is buried in the Officers' Section, Section 30, Grave 2

William Thompkins

Pvt. William H. Thompkins, Buffalo Soldier and Medal of Honor recipient.

Thompkins is buried in West Side, Grave 1036A

Charles Varnum

Col. Charles A. Varnum, Medal of Honor recipient and Indian War veteran.

Varnum is buried in the Officers' Section, Section 3, Grave 3A

 

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