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General "Stonewall" Jackson's Statue, Capitol Square, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1907-1914

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Summary:General "Stonewall" Jackson's Statue, Capitol Square, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1907-1914. Caption reads: "General 'Stonewall' Jackson's Statue, (Capitol Square,) Richmond, Va. This masterpiece of the sculptor's art, by Foley, was unveiled October 26th, 1875; being presented to the State of Virginia by certain English gentlemen, as a tribute of their admiration for this military genius. Gen. Jackson was mortally wounded May 2, 1863, by his own soldiers, who mistook him and his staff for a detachment of the enemy. His command 'stood like a stone wall' at Bull Run: and such was the celerity of their movements that they became known as 'the foot cavalry.'" Postcard number: A-5439, 84.
Provider:Southern Bargain House
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virgina
Place of origin – Settlement:Richmond
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
1911-1920
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Richmond
Topical subjects:Monuments & memorials
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Genre:Postcards
Postcards
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology postcard collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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