Woodlawn Cemetery (Elmira, New York)

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Woodlawn Cemetery and Woodlawn National Cemetery
Historic Davis Street gate to Woodlawn Cemetery
Woodlawn Cemetery (Elmira, New York) is located in New York
Woodlawn Cemetery (Elmira, New York)
Location Elmira, New York
Coordinates 42°6′33″N 76°49′42″W / 42.10917°N 76.82833°W / 42.10917; -76.82833Coordinates: 42°6′33″N 76°49′42″W / 42.10917°N 76.82833°W / 42.10917; -76.82833
Built 1864
Architect Pierce and Bickford; et al.
Architectural style No Style Listed
Governing body Department of Veterans Affairs
NRHP Reference #

04001117

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Added to NRHP October 06, 2004
This article refers to the Woodlawn Cemetery in the Elmira, New York. For other uses, see Woodlawn Cemetery (disambiguation).

Woodlawn Cemetery is the name of a cemetery in Elmira, New York, United States. The most famous person buried in it is Mark Twain. Many members of the United States Congress, including Jacob Sloat Fassett are also interred there.

Within Woodlawn Cemetery is the distinct Woodlawn National Cemetery, begun with the interment of Confederate prisoners from the nearby Elmira Prison (dubbed "Hellmira" by its inmates) during the American Civil War. It is run by the United States Veterans Administration.[2]

Both cemeteries are still active and together were added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[2]

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