Confederate Cemetary of Lewisburg, Lewisburg

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Cemetery · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Confederate Cemetery at Lewisburg is a historic cemetery located at Lewisburg, Greenbrier County, West Virginia. The cemetery is the final resting place of 95 unknown Confederate soldiers from the Battles of Lewisburg (May 23, 1862) and Droop Mountain (November 6, 1863). They are buried in a three foot high mound shaped as a Christian cross. The cross measures 80 feet, 5 inches in length, with the "arm" extending 53 feet. There are four commemorative monuments, including one installed by the Federal government in 1956. It is enclosed by a six foot high wrought iron fence.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.
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  • It is right by the Old Stone Church. Lewisburg has a very walkable downtown. You can also see Carnegie Hall and other historic buildings.  more »
  • Interesting cemetery with not a huge amount to see but the graves in the shape of a cross and a couple of headstones and a plaque to read. Definitely worth a stop.  more »
  • Interesting enough. Well kept and pretty area, but I wish there were more information on the historical significance. I feel like I don’t know more than before even after visiting.
  • Beautiful place (very offbeaten path) serene and a great way of preserving history.

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