The Battle of LewisburgThe Battle of Lewisburg was fought on May 23, 1862, between the Southern forces of General Henry A. Heth and the Northern forces of Colonel George Crook, later famous as the captor of Geronimo. The inhabitants of Lewisburg, Virginia, a peaceful town were awakened by the sound of artillery and the rattle of musketry that morning. This deadly conflict was a part of a larger Federal effort to sever communications between Virginia and Tennessee.
|Placed By||West Virginia Civil War Trail|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 11:13pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 548101 N 4183915|
|Decimal Degrees||37.80135000, -80.45360000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 48.081', W 80° 27.216'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 48' 4.86" N, 80° 27' 12.96" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 207 Co Rte 60/9, Lewisburg WV 24901, US|
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