Near Manassas in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Thomas Jonathan Jackson
The State of Virginia
Under Act of 1938
George C. Peery
James H. Price
John W. Rust
Henry T. Wickham
Aubrey G. Weaver
Erected 1940 by The State of Virginia.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 21, 1812.
Location. 38° 48.837′ N, 77° 31.239′ W. Marker is near Manassas, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker can be reached from Sudley Road (Virginia Route 234) 0.6 miles south of Lee Highway (U.S. 29), on the right when traveling north. The marker on the Henry House Hill trail, which starts at the Manassas National Battlefield Park visitor center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manassas VA 20109, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking General Barnard Elliott Bee (within shouting distance of this marker); Brigadier General Francis Stebbings Bartow (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bartow Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Hill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry Hill Walking Tour (about 300 feet away); Colonel Thomas (about 300 feet away); Lieutenant William P. Mangum (about 400 feet away); The Fight for Ricketts' Guns (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manassas.
More about this marker. Monument stands in the approximate position General Jackson was holding at First Manassas. It was commissioned by the Virginia Conservation Commission when ownership of the site was transfered from Battlefield Confederate Park and Sons of Confederate Veterans to the United States.
Regarding Thomas Jonathan Jackson. It was General Bee who gave General Jackson his nickname “Stonewall Jackson”. General Bee's marker, nearby, tells the story.
Also see . . .
1. Stonewall Jackson. Biography and portraits of the General. (Submitted on September 23, 2006.)
2. There Stands Jackson. Excerpt from Lost Victories: The Military Genius of Stonewall Jackson, by Bevin Alexander. (Submitted on September 23, 2006.)
3. List of Stonewall Jackson books. Currently available titles on Amazon.com (Submitted on September 23, 2006.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 23, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,750 times since then and 33 times this year. Last updated on April 25, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 23, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. 3. submitted on September 23, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 4, 5. submitted on June 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 6, 7. submitted on November 28, 2007, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.