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Lewisburg in Greenbrier County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Confederate Cemetery

 
 
Confederate Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 14, 2019
1. Confederate Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  In a cross-shaped mass grave at the end of this path lie the remains of 95 unknown Confederate soldiers who fought in the Battle of Lewisburg on 23 May 1862.

This path is the original trace of the James River-Kanawha Turnpike which carried commerce through Lewisburg enroute to eastern markets.
 
Erected by The Lewisburg Foundation.
 
Location. 37° 48.221′ N, 80° 26.944′ W. Marker is in Lewisburg, West Virginia, in Greenbrier County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lewisburg WV 24901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lewisburg (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Lewisburg (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Cemetery / The Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); William Cammack Campbell (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shuck Memorial Baptist Church (about 500 feet away); Battle of Lewisburg (about 500 feet away); The Lewisburg Foundation
Confederate Cemetery tablet and Lewisburg interpretive panel image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 14, 2019
2. Confederate Cemetery tablet and Lewisburg interpretive panel
This tablet is on the small concrete base on the right. This path is on the original trace of the James River-Kanawha Turnpike.
(about 500 feet away); Greenbrier College / Greenbrier Hall (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewisburg.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 7, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 7, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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