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Clarksburg in Harrison County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson Monument

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 13, 2014
1. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson Monument
Inscription.
"Look at Jackson there -- Standing like a stone wall"
Brig. Gen. Bee, at the First Battle of Manassas

Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson, Lt. General, C.S.A. Born in Clarksburg, January 21, 1824. Died May 10, 1863, from wounds received near Chancellorsville, Virginia, while fighting for a cause he believed to be just.

A world renowned soldier and military strategist who walked humbly with his God. Statue by Charles Keck, Sculptor, of New York.
 
Erected 1953 by Stonewall Jackson Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 39° 16.743′ N, 80° 20.351′ W. Marker is in Clarksburg, West Virginia, in Harrison County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street and Court Street, on the right when traveling east on West Main Street. Touch for map. The statue is on the plaza of the Harrison County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Clarksburg WV 26301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Meetings (here, next to this marker); "Stonewall" Jackson (here, next to this marker);
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By Don Morfe, April 13, 2014
2. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson Monument
U.S.S. West Virginia Bow Flag Staff (a few steps from this marker); Clarksburg (a few steps from 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); Towers School (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarksburg.
 
More about this marker. Statue by Charles Keck
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 13, 2014
3. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson
Lt. General C.S.A.
Born in Clarksburg
Jan. 21, 1824
Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson Monument image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 13, 2014
4. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 3, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 369 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 3, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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