Veterans

We take great pride in the veterans buried at Greenwood.  Some of them are our grandpas, dads, moms or sisters.  We strive to honor them with flags in the summer and with wreaths in the winter each year.

On August 28, 2015, the official count of veterans buried in Greenwood was as follows:

Mexican-American War - 3
Civil War - 204
Spanish-American - 25
WWI - 287
WWII - 614
Korean Conflict - 153
Vietnam - 61
Iraqi Freedom - 1
Desert Storm - 1
Persian Gulf - 1
Veteran - 110
Total - 1,460

 Veteran's Parks

Toll Park - this was established by Greenwood Cemetery to honor those veterans interred in Greenwood who do not have a marker or who are buried here in an unknown location.  Their names are inscribed on the tablets of this memorial.American Legion Park - this was established for memorials to be placed for WW-II soldiers who were killed overseas but their bodies were never brought home.  This park was funded by a joint effort between the American Legion and Greenwood Cemetery.
GAR Park - This park was established by Greenwood Cemetery and the WRC (Woman's Relief Corp) to honor the Civil War veterans.  The WRC presented the memorial in this park on May 30, 1889.GAR Lot - The GAR (Grand Army of the Republic) purchased various lots around the Cemetery to inter the bodies of Civil War veterans who had no family in the area.  This is one of those lots.
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