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Very unique part of history

I didn't know the history of Stonewall Jackson, but learned all about him on our trip. This was an... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2018
Eric T
Lebanon, United States
Enjoyed the grounds

We visited in August. The grounds were very nicely taken care of. The spot for Stonewalls arm was... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed September 27, 2018

I didn't know the history of Stonewall Jackson, but learned all about him on our trip. This was an interesting stop. Unfortunately the park was closed when we got there, but were still able to walk back there. There's quite a lot of walking to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2018

For U.S. Civil War enthusias, it is a must see place. For those who are not familiar with who Jackson is, good to learn and see about history.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Prawet J
Reviewed August 19, 2018

We visited in August. The grounds were very nicely taken care of. The spot for Stonewalls arm was very quiet and peaceful.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ReneeH3
Reviewed July 30, 2018

A seasonally open circa 1800 house that was part of a 5,000 acre plantation that has been restored to it's 1864 look. The house served as the headquarters for Union General Gouverneur Warren during the Battle of the Wilderness. The house has original wainscoting and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 823greggs
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

If you remember your history class, General Jackson lost his arm because of friendly fire". He's buried someplace else. It's a bit of a walk to the gravesite, but it's free and interesting. I can't believe someone actually thought to give his arm a proper...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

See the grave but don’t miss the house up the hill. There are people there to tell you about the history of the house and surrounding farm.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Meg K
Reviewed June 29, 2018

"Weirdly interesting," as someone else noted, is an apt description. The confederate general lost an arm in battle, and it was recovered and buried here. The rest of Stonewall Jackson is buried elsewhere, in the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery in Lexington, Va., near the Virginia...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Alan P
Reviewed June 18, 2018

General Jackson lost his left arm at the Battle of Chancellorsville in May 1863. His arm was buried at a cemetery located at Ellwood Manor in the Wilderness Battlefield. I work there as a volunteer and just about every time the first question people ask...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jake5552018
Reviewed May 7, 2018

This was the main reason we visited Ellwood House. After visiting other Civil War sites in the area, we had wanted to visit hear. Something off my bucket list.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 119TomB119
Reviewed April 4, 2018

I've just started having interest in the Civil War (it's just so complex, it was never my on the top of my American History interests). Driving around the the battlefields, in the Fredericksburg area, I remembered that Stonewall was wounded in the area and that...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Danielle R
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