Ansted, West Virginia: Grave of Stonewall Jackson's Mom

Confederate generel Stonewall Jackson was elevated to saintly status after the war, so his blessed mom has a large sign next to her grave.
Address:
Cemetery St., Ansted, WV
Directions:
Downtown. From US Hwy 60/Main St. turn north at the Rite Aid pharmacy onto Cemetery St. You'll quickly see the cemetery straight ahead. Park, climb the stairs, then hike up the hill to the left. You'll see a grave with a large, highway-style sign next to it: "Here Lies the Mother of Stonewall Jackson."
Admission:
Free
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Jackson's Mother's historical marker.

Grave of Stonewall Jackson's Mom

Grave of Stonewall Jackson's mom. The roadside marker is next to a barber shop in a trailer.

[Lifebegins@40, 05/14/2016]

Stonewall Jackson was a Confederate general, so revered that his arm has its own tombstone, his horse was stuffed and preserved, and his mom has a large sign over her grave.

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