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Grave of Stonewall Jackson's Arm

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Address: Fredericksburg, VA
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A great view of history

The guides are very well informed and the Elwood house has a lot of interesting features to take in. It's a bit out of the way and very quiet, which makes it a nice place to see.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jim G
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The guides are very well informed and the Elwood house has a lot of interesting features to take in. It's a bit out of the way and very quiet, which makes it a nice place to see.

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Middletown, Ohio
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once Stonewall Jackson's arm was amputated it was supposedly buried at this location out of respect for the great man.

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VA
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

I have been wanting to visit this site for many years. The first time we tried the gate was closed. It wasn't until we read about the site that we found out the grounds can be accessed if you are willing to walk. The site is located in the cemetery straight down the path, down the steps and up the... More 

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2 Thank TripinOnTheEarth
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We took our boy scouts here, what a great place! The tour guides were wonderful! Very informative about the house and surrounding areas. Will definitely back!

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1 Thank stcyfol
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

I read many of the reviews before we visited and did some online research, so hereinbelow are some tips that might help you should you decide to visit. Disclaimer: I am a history buff and a huge fan of all that is and was Stonewall Jackson, the sole purpose of this trip was to see the burial site. When we... More 

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

I've visited General Sickles (another Civil War General...Union) leg.....so when I saw that there was a grave for Stonewall Jackson's Arm I knew I HAD to go pay homage!!!!! Nice location....neat piece of history!

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3 Thank Mfclingan
Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

I stopped there out of curiosity one time and a friendly park ranger explained the story about how Stonewall Jackson's arm was buried there after it was amputated. I was quite amused by this. Virginia takes it's Civil War history very seriously!

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2 Thank Patty K
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Reviewed 13 May 2016

The final resting place of Stonewall Jackson's arm is part of a National Park Service property which includes Ellwood Manor, a plantation dating to the late 18th Century with links to the Battle of the Wilderness and Battle of Chancellorsville. By all means tour the house before exploring the rest of the property. The grave is a short walk from... More 

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Kennewick
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Reviewed 22 April 2016

Located on the Battle of the Wilderness field, Elwood (Lacy House) family grave location. Interesting story. The docent at the Elwood (Lacy House) does a good job of giving the history of the house and how Jackson's arm ended up where it is.

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Derby, Connecticut
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

Our very 1st place of historical knowledge as a family to VA back in 2010. We got to tour the home where it all took place. What a knowledgeable staff working there at the time we visited around Christmas time.

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