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Tomb of Stonewall Jackson, Lexington, Virginia, circa 1941-1970

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Summary:Tomb of Stonewall Jackson, Lexington, Virginia, circa 1941-1970. Captions reads: "The burial place in the Lexington, Va., cemetery of Confederate General Thomas Jonathan 'Stonewall' Jackson (1824-1863). He was born in Clarksburg, W.Va. At an early age left an orphan, educated in a country school, and at 18 was appointed to West Point. After five years in the Mexican War, he became a member of the faculty at Virginia Military Institute (1851-1861). The statue above his grave is reverently visited by V.M.I. Cadets and other admiring students of his distinguished and brilliant military career." Postcard number: C17914.
Creator:Zink, Bill
Provider:Valley News Agency, Inc.
Mike Roberts Color Productions
Printing place:North America
United States of America
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Staunton
Temporal subject: 1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Lexington
Topical subjects: Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863
Tombs & sepulchral monuments
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
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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