Unknown Soldiers/ Gen. Lewis’ Trace
Six miles west, a Confederate regt. from Georgia camped at Blue Sulphur Springs in improvised shelters, during the winter of 1863. Many died of exposure and disease, and are buried on the hill 400 yards north of the spring.
Gen. Lewis' Trace
Trace cleared by General Andrew Lewis on march to Point Pleasant, 1774, from Camp Union. Campaign Bridge across Muddy Creek and the Fleshman Farm where Gen. Lee's horse "Traveller" was raised are points of interest.
Location. 37° 48.983′ N, 80° 33.921′ W. Marker is near Asbury, West Virginia, in Greenbrier County. Marker is on Alta Dr (West Virginia Route 12). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3865 Alta Dr, Asbury WV 24916, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Andrew & Charles Lewis March (approx. 3.9 miles away); Battle of Tuckwiller's Hill (approx. 4.8 miles away); Pontiac's War/Welsh Cemetery (approx. 5 miles away); Fort Donnally / Border Heroes
Categories. • Colonial Era • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2016, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. This page has been viewed 196 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 27, 2016, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.