Beautiful cemetary full of confederates soldiers. However, one stands tall above them all...Stonewall Jackson. Beautiful monument to agreat man. Make sure you take along some lemons to throw on his grave. Local tradition to honor Stonewall. I like visiting late in the evening. Very peaceful.
The cemetery where Jackson is buried, which also bears his name, and is a short walk up the hill from his home in the heart of Lexington, is a fitting final resting place for this Virginian who served his country in many ways . But the cemetery is also interesting for the other graves one can see from that same... 更多
If you are a civil war buff, then is a must see. Stonewalls grave is a true testament to the great man he was. His family is also buried there, and the graves are surrounded by an iron fence. It is easy to find.
This is the tomb of one of the finest soldiers the United States has ever produced. If you are anywhere near Lexington, I would recommend taking the opportunity to visit the grave of an excellent American.
We walked the graveyard reading some beautiful epitaphs. There were many CSA markers, including one one the grave of three brothers buried together. We were told there are four generals buried in the cemetary, but as it was getting dark, we only found the easy one. Wish we had more time. Bring a lemon for the Major.
The site is located in the cemetery's center. An open fence surround a combination monument stone & statue with height probably close to 20 feet. The memorial is a simple in design, with one bottom side with birth & death date. Beside Gen. Jackson there about thirty Confederate civil war veterans also laid to rest all marked with a four... 更多
The Statue of Stonewall is very impressive and worth the view. it is only a few yards from the cemetery entrance. There are other family members buried within the space. Some of the other graves are also interesting and worth a read.