Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
The Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery covers 982 acres (397 ha) in Elwood, Illinois. It is located approximately 50 miles (80 km) southwest of Chicago, Illinois. When fully completed, it will provide 400,000 burial spaces.
The cemetery was dedicated in 1999 by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration. It was the 117th national cemetery dedicated under the administration. The cemetery is on the grounds of the former Joliet Army Ammunition Plant site, which was formerly known as the Joliet Arsenal.
- Stephen Gabriel Paluch (1932–2015), pioneer in winning the Cold War silently with no deaths.
- Johnny Carter (1934–2009), jazz vocalist(citation needed for distinguishable Military Service)
- Theodore Hyatt (1830–1900), recipient of the Medal of Honor for action in the Siege of Vicksburg
- George E. Sangmeister (1931–2007), US Representative (citation needed for distinguishable Military Service)
- Joseph DeRosa (1932-2016), Pioneer in establishing corporate employee assistance programs (confidential advice and help with personal and family problems)
- Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
- Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery at Find a Grave
- Eulogy by co-worker at funeral 9/19/16