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Fredericksburg, Virginia: Arm of Stonewall Jackson Team Field Report

Ellwood Manor

36380 Constitution Hwy, Fredericksburg, VA
Ellwood Manor. I-95 exit 130B. Drive west on Hwy 3 for 12 miles. Turn left at the stoplight onto Hwy 20. Drive a half-mile. On the left you'll see a sign for Ellwood. Turn and drive up the gravel road a half-mile to the parking area (During non-business hours, park at the Ellwood Manor gate just off on Hwy 20, then walk the half-mile from the gate to the grounds). When you reach the house, bear right. You'll see a small "Cemetery" sign and a path between some hedges. Follow it, walk down a small flight of stairs, and you'll see the small cemetery straight ahead.
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Grave of the Arm of Stonewall Jackson.

Arm of Stonewall Jackson

General Stonewall Jackson -- Robert E. Lee's "right arm" -- lost his left arm to friendly fire during the Battle of Chancellorsville in 1863. It's buried with its own tombstone in the middle of a field. Report... [11/21/2021]

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Plaque about the arm.

Arm of Stonewall Jackson

The grounds of the Ellwood estate, where the arm is buried, are worth a stroll. The site staff are very happy to tell you the story about how the arm got there.

[Melissa J, 07/04/2021]

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