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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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Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1939.
 
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. Located at Ellwood Cemetery just to the south of the Ellwood (Lacy) House. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Locust Grove VA 22508, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “Stonewall” Jackson’s Arm (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named “Stonewall” Jackson’s 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); A Busy Place (about 600 feet away); Grant Comes to Virginia (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Locust Grove.
 
Regarding Arm of Stonewall Jackson. This is
Arm of Stonewall Jackson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 10, 2007
2. Arm of Stonewall Jackson Marker
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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 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.) 
 
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 was last revised on April 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2007, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,767 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on April 19, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1. submitted on November 28, 2007, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   2. submitted on August 24, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   3. submitted on November 28, 2007, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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