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Each of these markers is about General Andrew Lewis of Salem, VA.
 
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By Kevin W., November 24, 2007
General Andrew Lewis Marker
Virginia, Salem — K-77 — Andrew Lewis’ Grave
This famous pioneer, patriot, statesman, and soldier, is buried here on part of his 625 acre estate. Member of House of Burgesses, 1772-1775; defeated Indians at battle of Point Pleasant 1774; drove Lord Dunmore from Virginia 1776. Died 1781. — Map (db m3903) HM
Virginia, Salem — General Andrew Lewis
1716 - 1781 Pioneer Patriot Hero of the battle of Point Pleasant which was the most closely contested of any battle ever fought with the Northwest Indians: was the opening act in the drama whereof the closing scene was played at Yorktown. — Map (db m3904) HM
Virginia, Salem — K-75 — General Andrew Lewis
Andrew Lewis was born on 9 Oct. 1720 in Ireland, and his family immigrated to Virginia by 1732. He attained prominence as a frontier soldier during Dunmore's War when on 10 Oct. 1774 his troops defeated Indians led by Shawnee Chief Cornstalk, at . . . — Map (db m3907) HM
Virginia, Salem — General Andrew Lewis of Salem
General Andrew Lewis (1720 - 1781) Sculptor Anne Bell Architect Byron R. Dickson Conceived and Developed by: Dr. Richard H. and Anne Katherine Fisher Commissioned by Salem Educational Foundation and Alumni Association Last Brigade of . . . — Map (db m3908) HM
West Virginia (McDowell County), Iaeger — Lewis’ Camp
Here Major (later General) Andrew Lewis camped, February 26, 1756, with Virginia troops on way to attack Indians who had been raiding the settlements. Bitter cold and food shortage brought disaster to the expedition. — Map (db m1830) HM

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