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Clarksburg in Harrison County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

"Stonewall" Jackson

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 13, 2014
1. "Stonewall" Jackson Marker
Inscription.  Birthplace of General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson. After a brilliant Mexican War record, he joined the Confederacy in 1861, earned his nickname and advancement in rank in first Battle of Bull Run, and was killed at Chancellorsville.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
 
Location. 39° 16.743′ N, 80° 20.348′ W. Marker is in Clarksburg, West Virginia, in Harrison County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street and South 3rd Street, on the right when traveling east on West Main Street. The marker is on the plaza of the Harrison County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clarksburg WV 26301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Meetings (here, next to this marker); Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson Monument (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. West Virginia Bow Flag Staff (a few steps from this marker); Clarksburg (a few steps from this marker); Combat Wounded
"Stonewall" Jackson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 13, 2014
2. "Stonewall" Jackson Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Immigrants (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson Birthplace (within shouting distance of this marker); Stonewall Jackson Birthplace (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarksburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 442 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 3, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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