Wolf Run Studio - Memorials & Monuments
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. . . MEMORIALS & MONUMENTS . . . (Click on an image to see the actual notecard size)
Monument to Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson
Monument Avenue, Richmond, Virginia

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"Look, there is Jackson with his Virginians, standing like a stone wall!" proclaimed Bernard Bee of South Carolina as he watched his fellow General hold off Union forces at the First Battle of Bull Run. From that day on, General Thomas J. Jackson was known as "Stonewall."

Besides being brave, Jackson was a skilled tactician. A graduate of West Point Military Academy, he served heroically in the Mexican War (1846-48) before retiring from active service to teach at Virginia Military Institute. Jackson joined the Confederate army at the beginning of the Civil War, soon becoming a Brigadier General. He was instrumental in Confederate victories at the Second Battle of Bull Run, Antietam, and Fredericksburg. Jackson died in 1863 after being accidentally shot in the right arm by one of his men at the Battle of Chancellorsville.

Richmond artist F. William Sievers was selected as the sculptor, based on the quality of his Virginia Memorial at Gettysburg. The smooth granite base of the monument was laid in 1915, but the project was interrupted by World War I. The bronze horse and rider finally were unveiled on October 11, 1919 amidst elaborate ceremony and parades.

Text © 2000 Terry White, Drawing © 2000 Bill Harrah

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Confederate Monument    Jefferson Davis Monument    Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson    Jefferson Memorial    Kennedy Gravesite    Robert E. Lee Monument    Lincoln Memorial    The Manassas National Battlefield Park    The Marine Corps War Memorial    Richard Rowland Kirkland Memorial    J.E.B. Stuart Monument    Tomb of the Unknowns    The Washington Monument    Women in Military Service For America Memorial

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