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

Unknown Soldiers/ Gen. Lewis’ Trace

 
 
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By Roger Miller, November 26, 2016
1. Unknown Soldiers Marker
Inscription.
Unknown Soldiers
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.
 
Erected 1980.
 
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.
 
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); Fort Donnally/Border Heroes (approx. 3.9 miles away); Pontiac's War/Welsh Cemetery (approx. 5 miles away); Lewisburg (approx. 6.2 miles away); Big Lime (approx. 6.3 miles away);

Gen. Lewis' Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Miller, November 26, 2016
2. Gen. Lewis' Trace Marker
Battle of Lewisburg (approx. 6.3 miles away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 6.3 miles away); a different marker also named Lewisburg (approx. 6.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, US Civil
 
Unknown Soldiers/ Gen. Lewis' Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Miller, November 26, 2016
3. Unknown Soldiers/ Gen. Lewis' Trace Marker
 
 
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 132 times since then and 74 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.
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