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Lewisburg in Greenbrier County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lewisburg Battle

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, March 27, 2009
1. Lewisburg Battle Marker
Inscription. Confederate troops under Gen. Henry Heth here, May 23, 1862, were repulsed in attach upon division of Col. Geo. Crook's brigade. The Old Stone Church was used as a hospital. In his retreat, Heth burned bridge over Greenbrier at Caldwell.
 
Location. 37° 48.001′ N, 80° 26.561′ W. Marker is in Lewisburg, West Virginia, in Greenbrier County. Marker is on U.S. 60, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Corner of Lee and Washington Sts. Marker is in this post office area: Lewisburg WV 24901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Greenbrier Military School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Colonial Army Rendezvous (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lewisburg Graded School Bell (approx. mile away); Greenbrier County Courthouse (approx. mile away); Tribute to Men of the Mountains (approx. mile away); Greenbrier County War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rev. John McElhenney, D.D. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Lewisburg (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lewisburg.
 
Also see . . .  History of General Lewis Inn. (Submitted on May 26, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Notable EventsNotable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Lewisburg Battle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 21, 2008
2. Lewisburg Battle Marker
East Washington Street in the background.
Lewisburg Battle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 21, 2008
3. Lewisburg Battle Marker
General Lewis Inn is in background.
General Lewis Inn image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 27, 2009
4. General Lewis Inn
Marker is in front of the inn.
General Lewis Inn image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 27, 2009
5. General Lewis Inn
Was the center of the battle of Lewisburg.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,223 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania.   4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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