Confederate Cemetery

The remains of 95 unknown Confederate soldiers from the Battle of Lewisburg, fought May 23, 1862, lie in this cross-shaped common grave. Initially interred at the Old Stone Church, these unclaimed dead were reburied in this cemetery a few years after the battle. The grave has an upright 80 feet long and cross arms of 40 feet.

Marker at Confederate Cemetery

Marker at Confederate Cemetery


These photos were taken by Ed Johnson. Thanks, Ed!

Cross-Shaped Grave

Cross-shaped Grave


Marker at Confederate Cemetery

Marker at Confederate Cemetery


Special thanks to Ed for providing us with these pictures!