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

Battle of Lewisburg

23 May 1862

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, March 27, 2009
1. Battle of Lewisburg Marker
Inscription.
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.)
 
Location. 37° 48.127′ N, 80° 27.094′ W. Marker is in Lewisburg, West Virginia, in Greenbrier County. Marker is on McElhenny Road. Touch for map. At road leading to the cemetery. 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. Confederate Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Lewisburg (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Lewisburg (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dick Pointer (approx. 0.2 miles away); Big Lime (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Lewisburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carnegie Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rev. John McElhenney, D.D. (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewisburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Battle of Lewisburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 25, 2012
2. Battle of Lewisburg Marker
Marker is center of photo next to fence and lies flat with the ground, next to the Confederate Cemetery marker.
 
 
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 1,379 times since then and 43 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.
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