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Lexington, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Fame of Stonewall Jackson

 
 
The Fame of Stonewall Jackson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
1. The Fame of Stonewall Jackson Marker
Inscription.
Field Marshal the Right Honorable Viscount Wolseley, K.P., G.C.B., G.M., G.C.M.G.
British soldier of the highest rank,
says:
“The fame of Stonewall Jackson is no longer the exclusive property of Virginia and the South; it has become the birthright of every man privileged to call himself an American.”

This tablet placed by the Camp Frank Paxton, S.C.V., and the
Mary Custis Lee Chapter, U.D.C.

 
Erected by Sons of Confederate Veterans and Daughters of Confederate Veterans.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 37° 46.836′ N, 79° 26.722′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on S Main Street (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in the middle of Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington VA 24450, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lot One-Lexington (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hopkins Green (approx. 0.3 miles away); Alben W. Barkley (approx. 0.3 miles away);
The Fame of Stonewall Jackson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
2. The Fame of Stonewall Jackson Marker
The marker is seen here on the base of the statue of Stonewall Jackson at his grave.
The Sloan House, ca. 1844-45 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Campbell House, ca. 1845 (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Alexander-Withrow House, ca. 1793 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lexington (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lt. Gen. Thomas Jonathan “Stonewall” Jackson 1824-1863 (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Additional comments.
1. Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War by G.F.R. Henderson
The quote by Viscount Wolseley is from his introduction to the book Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War by G.F.R. Henderson, 1898.
    — Submitted June 7, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Grave of Stonewall Jackson with Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
3. Grave of Stonewall Jackson with Marker
Closeup of Stonewall Jackson image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
4. Closeup of Stonewall Jackson
Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
5. Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery
The Fame of Stonewall Jackson marker is located in the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 24, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 468 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 24, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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