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Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters, Winchester, Virginia, circa 1931-1944

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Summary:Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters, Winchester, Virginia, circa 1931-1944. Caption reads: "In October, 1861, Gen. Thomas J. Jackson, who had won the sobriquet of 'Stonewall' at First Manassas, was given command of the Department of the Shenandoah, Confederate Army, with headquarters at Winchester. During that winter he and his staff occupied the building on North Braddock Street, then on the outskirts of the town. Jackson's chief military operation while here was his expedition against Romney in the opening weeks of 1862. In March the Union forces under Banks crossed the Potomac and Jackson then evacuated Winchester." Postcard Number: W10, 72648.
Provider:Shenandoah News Agency
Tichnor Brothers, Inc.
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:Winchester
Temporal subject: 1931-1940
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Winchester
Topical subjects:Military headquarters
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology Postcard Collection
  • series Virginia
  • box 15
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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