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Jackson Monument, Boulevard and Monument Avenues, Richond, Virginia, circa 1915-1930

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Summary:Jackson Monument, Boulevard and Monument Avenues, Richond, Virginia, circa 1915-1930. Caption reads: "Jackson Monument, Boulevard and Monument Ave., Richmond, VA. Gen'l Thos. J. ('Stonewall') Jackson was born in Clarksville, W. Va. Jan. 21st, 1824 and died at Guinea Sta., Va., May 10th, 1863, from wounds received at the battle of Chancellorsville, when he was fired upon by Confederate Soldiers mistaking him and his escort for Federal troops. This handsome monument, presenting the noted Confederate chieftain in typical attitude, was designed by Sculptor F. W. Sievers, and unveiled Oct 11th, 1919; the address of the occasion being delivered by Col. R. E. Lee, a grandson of Gen'l Robert E. Lee." Postcard number: 817, 54994.
Provider:Southern Bargain House
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Richmond
Temporal subject: 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
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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