The Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery is located on South Main Street in downtown Lexington, Virginia, less than a mile from the campus of the Virginia Military Institute. Formerly known as the Presbyterian Cemetery, it was renamed for Confederate general Stonewall Jackson, who was interred here after his death on May 10, 1863. Also buried there are "144 Confederate veterans, two Virginia governors, John Letcher, James McDowell, and Margaret Junkin Preston, the Civil War Poet Laureate of the South."Use our Lexington attractions website to visit Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery on your trip to Lexington, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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Whether you agree with the Confederate position during the Civil War or not (I personally don't), everyone must certainly agree that Stonewall Jackson was an excellent officer who fought hard for a ca... more »
Stonewall Jackson's gravesite is the centerpiece of an ancient cemetery in the heart of Lexington. After touring VMI's Stonewall Jackson exhibit (that poor moth-eaten horse) which is interesting enoug... more »
Well kept grounds and this cemetary lot of history not dealing with the civil war.
This site is free and work a work stop. The memorial is at the center of this humbling and well maintained cemetery. The inscription is very well done and honors a great military mind. If you're in Lexington, definitely stop in to see this memorial; it will only take you 10-15 minutes to see the whole cemetery.
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