Lewisburg in Greenbrier County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Battle of Lewisburg
Although Colonel Crook won this half hour-long battle, Lewisburg remained a Southern outpost for most of the Civil War. The Ohio and Virginia units that fought here faced three more years of war and battles, including those at Antietam and Cold Harbor.
Erected by West Virginia Civil War Trail.
Location. 37° 48.081′ N, 80° 27.216′ W. Marker is in Lewisburg, West Virginia, in Greenbrier County. Marker is on McElhenny Road. Touch for map. 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. Battle of Lewisburg (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Cemetery (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Lewisburg Big Lime (approx. ¼ mile away); Dick Pointer (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Lewisburg (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rev. John McElhenney, D.D. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Carnegie Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewisburg.
Categories. • Military • Notable Events • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,314 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 17, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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