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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 11 April 2017
Jim G
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Woodford, Virginia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 in through the windows.

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Edgartown, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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. The grounds are beautiful with gardens and a grand Virginia mansion. The rangers were very... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

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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Thank Jim G
Middletown, Ohio
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

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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Thank Jeff S
VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
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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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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Reviewed 22 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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