A Brief FightEarly in May 1862, Union Col. George Crook, 36th Ohio Infantry, led his command from Charleston to raid the Virginia Central Railroad near Covington. After tearing up track and burning a bridge, he and his men arrived in Lewisburg on May 17, with Confederate Gen. Henry Heth's forces pursuing at a distance.
|Series||This marker is part of the West Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||West Virginia Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 6:38pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 548629 N 4184079|
|Decimal Degrees||37.80280000, -80.44760000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 48.168', W 80° 26.856'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 48' 10.08" N, 80° 26' 51.36" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 115 Church St, Lewisburg WV 24901, US|
|Alternative Maps||Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap|
Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.