An unusual headstone. It marks the burial spot of Confederate General, Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson's left arm. It was amputated after a friendly-fire incident during the Battle of Chancellorsville in the American Civil War.
The Pennsylvania Infantry camp on Belle Plain, Virginia, is pictured in March three weeks before the Battle of Chancellorsville. (AP Photo/Library of Congress) The Civil War, Part The Places - In Focus - The Atlantic
Confederate pickets accidentally shot him at the Battle of Chancellorsville on May The general survived with the loss of an arm to amputation, but died of complications from pneumonia eight days later.
Corporal G. Swift, Company C, Massachusetts, was injured at the battle of Chancellorsville, Va. on May when a musket ball fractured the top of his skull. Surgeons attempted to trephine the wound but halted the procedure upon discovering th
General Jubal Anderson Early Battle of Chancellorsville A lawyer and Confederate general during the U. Civil War, who wrote Lost Cause postbellum and continued to voice his views in favor of the former Confederate States of America.