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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The original grave sits in the cemetery off to the left side as you go in the entrance but his new grave is dead center of the graveyard. You can't miss it. I definitely recommend you check this out. more »
The grave of Stonewall Jackson was very easy to find. As you come in the front gave of the cemetery, it is directly in front of you about halfway back....center. It was very well done. We found it..... 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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