There are 60 known graves in the Eugene GAR plots, all now marked. There are six women and three children buried among the veterans.
Forty nine of the men buried here served in the army, two in the navy. Thirty four soldiers served in the infantry, ten in the cavalry and five in the artillery. Two served as musicians. Illinois is the most heavily represented state, with eleven buried in the GAR plots, followed by Minnesota and Wisconsin, with five each. One veteran, James Brown of the 47th Ohio Infantry, was captured by the Confederates and survived confinement at the infamous Andersonville prisoner of war camp. And one burial, Charles W. Mead, was a soldier in the Spanish American War
After George Doty was buried in 1887, GAR plot interments continued for more than 50 years. The last person to be laid to rest here was Mary Townsend, widow of veteran Horatio Townsend and she was buried next to her husband in 1939.