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Grave of Stonewall Jackson's Arm

Fredericksburg, VA
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Weirdly interesting

One of the weirder stops on a tour of Civil War sites. Stonewall Jackson lost an arm, and it was... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Ralph S
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Newport Beach, California
Off the beatin path.

This site is accessible in the late fall and winter, but is closed with no staff on site. Rangers... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
HelenMaddix
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Riverview, Florida
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

One of the weirder stops on a tour of Civil War sites. Stonewall Jackson lost an arm, and it was recovered by someone who felt it shouldn't just go on the body parts pile, so it was given a proper burial. Worth a visit just...More

Thank Ralph S
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

This site is accessible in the late fall and winter, but is closed with no staff on site. Rangers at the Visitor's Center of the Fredericksburg Battlefield site told us we could still visit. You park directly off the road, and walk along a gravel...More

Thank HelenMaddix
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

When you learn the story as to why only his arm it's very touching, He lost only he arm in battle but died days later in another area.

Thank Dianne D
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

On the grounds of a home open to public. After learning the story of Gen. Stonewall Jackson's injury at the Chancellorsville National Battlefield, we stopped here as part of the driving tour of Wilderness Battlefield.

1  Thank PattieC757
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

We actually stopped in for a tour of Ellwood House and found out this interesting story. We visited the graveyard whereto arm was buried. There was a marker there that indicated the arm was buried there. There are no other markers in the graveyard.

Thank SlowPoke59
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Ellwood Manor is an interesting historical site in its own right, but I'm sure most visits are to see the grave. We had no plan to tour the manor, but the guides were very good and I'm glad that we took the time to do...More

1  Thank hopeinnc
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

Elwood house has been renovated since our last visit. Guides are very informative. Property is well maintained. We discovered a walking trail.

Thank Daphne S
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

The grave itself is at Ellwood Manor which is a bit of a drive from downtown (approx. 15-20 min) but worth it. The Ellwood Manor gate may be closed - it is open seasonally - but you can still park and walk the distance to...More

1  Thank Dewayne P
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

A little out of town but it can be part of a circle of civil war battlefields and historic sites. The building where Stonewall died is still there with some of the furniture still in the room. Building not always opened but you can peek...More

1  Thank richlee1975
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

I was visiting with friends in the area. We went to Fredericksburg on a day trip. It is a nice place to stroll around. Since we were so close, we had to take a side trip to see Stonewall's arm. His was an interesting story....More

Thank JeanCrocker
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