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.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 37° 48.127′ N, 80° 27.094′ W. Marker is in Lewisburg, West Virginia, in Greenbrier County. Marker can be reached from McElhenny Road, 0.3 miles west of Church Street. Marker is at the cemetery off McElhenny Road; entrance is well-marked and there is parking at the end of the lane. The cemetery can also be reached on foot from Washington Street near Courtney Drive. A mowed trace through the woods to the cemetery begins there. 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. Confederate Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Lewisburg (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Lewisburg (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dick Pointer (approx. 0.2 miles away); Big Lime Lewisburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Lewisburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Confederate Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewisburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,604 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on August 17, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 2. submitted on May 29, 2012, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania.