Confederate Cemetery / The Civil War

Confederate Cemetery / The Civil War (HMED1)

Location: Lewisburg, WV 24901 Greenbrier County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 48.229', W 80° 26.899'

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Side A
On the hill, 400 yards west, in a common grave shaped like a cross, lie unclaimed bodies of ninety-five Confederate soldiers, casualties of the area, including those of the Battle of Droop Mountain and the Battle of Lewisburg.

Side B
The Greenbrier area was predominately Southern in its sympathies, and furnished some 3000 men for the army of the Confederacy. It was occupied repeatedly by one or the other of the opposing armies throughout the War.
HM NumberHMED1
Year Placed1963
Placed ByWest Virginia Historic Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 7:45am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 548565 N 4184191
Decimal Degrees37.80381667, -80.44831667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 48.229', W 80° 26.899'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 48' 13.74" N, 80° 26' 53.94" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 166 Courtney Dr, Lewisburg WV 24901, US
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