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General "Stonewall" Jackson's Statue, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1914-1917

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Alternate title:General "Stonewall" Jackson's Statue, Capitol Square, Richmond, VA
Summary:General "Stonewall" Jackson's Statue, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1914-1917. Caption reads: "Gen. 'Stonewall' Jackson's Statue. Capitol Square, Richmond, Va. This masterpiece of the sculptor's art, by Foley, was unveiled Oct. 26, 1875, having been presented to the State of Va. by certain English gentlemen as a tribute of admiration for Jackson's military genius. The general was mortally wounded May 2, 1863 near Chancellorsville, Va., by his own soldiers, who mistook him and his staff for a detachment of the enemy. In the rear of the statue stands Richmond's City Hall, containing its executive offices, Municipal Courts, etc., and on the opposite corner is the handsome new building of the Life Insurance Co. of Va." Postcard number: 45450.
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
City & town halls
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology postcard collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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