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Near Locust Grove in Orange County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Arm of Stonewall Jackson

 
 
"Stonewall" Jackson's arm image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 10, 2007
1. "Stonewall" Jackson's arm
Inscription.
Arm of
Stonewall Jackson

May 3, 1863
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Location. 38° 19.085′ N, 77° 43.943′ W. Marker is near Locust Grove, Virginia, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Constitution Highway (State Highway 20), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located at Ellwood Cemetery just to the south of the Ellwood (Lacy) House. Marker is in this post office area: Locust Grove VA 22508, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “Stonewall” Jacksonís Arm (here, next to this marker); Union Headquarters (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Military Scene (about 500 feet away); Ellwood (about 500 feet away); Archeology at Ellwood (about 500 feet away); Grant Comes to Virginia (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Campaign of 1781 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Grantís Headquarters (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Locust Grove.
 
Regarding Arm of Stonewall Jackson. This is one of several markers for the Battle of Chancellorsville associated with the wounding and death of General "Stonewall" Jackson. See the Wounding of Stonewall Jackson Tour by Markers in the links section for a listing of
Arm of Stonewall Jackson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 10, 2007
2. Arm of Stonewall Jackson Marker
related markers on the tour.
 
Also see . . .
1. Is Jackson's Arm Still Buried here?. (Submitted on December 4, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Wounding of Stonewall Jackson Virtual Tour by Markers. This virtual tour includes markers on the Wounding of Stonewall Jackson walking trail and sites associated with the Jackson's death on May 10, 1863. (Submitted on December 8, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Ellwood - Lacy House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 10, 2007
3. Ellwood - Lacy House
After Gen. "Stonewall" Jackson's left arm was amputated on May 3, 1863, Jackson's chaplin, Rev. B. Tucker Lacy, brought the limb to his brother's estate, "Ellwood," and buried it in the family cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,600 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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