Grave Of Stonewall Jackson's Arm
- Address: 120 Chatham Ln, Fredericksburg, VA 22405, USA, United States
- Tags: Historical Site, Family And Kids
The Grave of Stonewall Jackson’s Arm has a curious history behind it. It attracts many visitors because the grave marks only the famous soldier Stonewall Jackson’s amputated arm, while his body lies in Lexington, Virginia. This grave is located in the private cemetery of Ellwood Manor. It is believed that the arm got severed during the war in Chancellorsville in 1863, and Jackson died in Lexington after a few days because of infection in the wound. In order to commemorate the brave soldier’s life, the severed arm was buried in the family cemetery of the company chaplain’s estate.
How to Reach Grave Of Stonewall Jackson's Arm
- Greyhound bus to stop Fredericksburg
Grave Of Stonewall Jackson's Arm Reviews & Ratings
Very cool. Quite the serene little area between two corn fields. Beautiful scenery.
Open 10AM-PM. Free. Plan on 30 minutes if house is not open, 1 1/2 hours if it is. If you have an RV or motorhome: 24' no problem. I'd say 30', maybe 32' max (close trees & a tight turn) Branches about 14 feet. Narrow gravel road.
Jackson's arm is buried at the Ellwood house family cemetary. The farm is absolutely gorgeous! There were volunteers that gave a tour of the house and the rich history of its occupants. Highly recomend!
Very pretty veiws of countryside!
History is alive and well here. Beautiful scenery lovely old farm country. Great place for a walk or picnic.