Due to the confluence of the two railroads,
Grenada was an important staging area for
more than 25,000 Confederate troops being
sent to various battles.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & Streetcars • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1870.
Location. 33° 46.921′ N, 89° 47.869′ W. Marker is in Grenada, Mississippi, in Grenada County. Marker is on 2nd Street north of Kershaw Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grenada MS 38901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. J. Augustine Signaigo (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named J. Augustine Signaigo (approx. 0.3 miles away); Grenada County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Grenada Blues
Credits. This page was last revised on May 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 26, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 26, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.