Lewisburg in Greenbrier County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Battle of Lewisburg
23 May 1862
The 3rd Provisional Ohio Brigade's camp was on this hill. The Confederate artillery opened the battle at 5 a.m. with a bombardment of the Federal camp. (Marker Number A.)
Location. 37° 48.127′ N, 80° 27.094′ W. Marker is in Lewisburg, West Virginia, in Greenbrier County. Marker is on McElhenny Road. Touch for map. At road leading to the cemetery. 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. Confederate Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Lewisburg (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Lewisburg (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dick Pointer (approx. 0.2 miles away); Big Lime (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Lewisburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carnegie Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rev. John McElhenney, D.D. (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewisburg.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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