Greenwood in Leflore County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Old Greenwood Cemetery
Burial spot of veterans of four wars. Among 40 Confederates was Lt. Azro A. Stoddard, who carried out orders to scuttle “Star of the West,“ thus preventing federal use of Yazoo River route to Vicksburg.
Erected 1961 by the Mississippi Historical Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
Location. 33° 31.026′ N, 90° 11.459′ W. Marker is in Greenwood, Mississippi, in Leflore County. Marker is at the intersection of Strong Avenue and Mary Street, on the right when traveling east on Strong Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Strong Avenue, Greenwood MS 38930, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Memorial Plot (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Edward Wright (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battery 'C' (approx. 0.3 miles away); First United Methodist ChurchGreenwood's First Artesian Well (approx. half a mile away); LeFlore County Confederate Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Point LeFlore (approx. half a mile away); Greenwood (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenwood.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 400 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 16, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.