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Do you have an ancestor who's buried in a national cemetery? If so, you may be able to obtain some information by writing to the National Cemetery System at:
National Cemetery System
Dept. of Veteran Affairs
810 Vermont Avenue NS
Washington, DC 20410
Make sure to include as much of the following information as you have access to: ancestor's full name, date and place of birth and death, state from which the veteran entered the military service, rank and military unit in which the veteran served on active duty.