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Greenwood in Leflore County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Confederate Memorial Plot

 
 
Confederate Memorial Plot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2014
1. Confederate Memorial Plot Marker
Inscription.
To the men of LeFlore County and the Southland who answered the call to defend their homes, states, and Southland from invading armies from the North. The actual burial sites of some are known but to God. But all known veterans buried within this hallowed ground are remembered and honored by a marker. All gave some and some gave all for their struggle for a free, independent South.
Deo Vindice
"God Vindicates"

 
Erected by the B/G Benjamin G. Humpherys Camp #1625 Sons of Confederate Veterans, the B/G Charles Clark Chapter #235 Military Order of Stars & Bars, & the Ella Palmer Chapter # 9, Order of the Confederate Rose.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
 
Location. 33° 30.995′ N, 90° 11.488′ W. Marker is in Greenwood, Mississippi, in Leflore County. Marker can be reached from 1st Street 0.1 miles south of Strong Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located on the west side of Greenwood Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 206 1st Street, Greenwood MS 38930, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Greenwood Cemetery (within shouting
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By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2014
2. Confederate Memorial Plots
distance of this marker); Charles Edward Wright (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battery 'C' (approx. 0.4 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Greenwood'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.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Confederate Memorial Plots image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2014
3. Confederate Memorial Plots
Confederate Memorial Plots closeup image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2014
4. Confederate Memorial Plots closeup
Location of Confederate Graves (Greenwood Cemetery) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2014
5. Location of Confederate Graves (Greenwood Cemetery)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 21, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 278 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 21, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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