Roy's Postcards: 1986/11/14
Thomas Jonathan Jackson
1824 - 1963
Manassas National Battlefield Park
Statue of Stonewall Jackson
Thomas Jonathan Jackson received the nickname of "Stonewall" near this spot on the Henry Hill during the heavy fighting of the Battle of First Manassas, 21 July 1861, when General Barnard Bee shouted "Look there's Jackson standing like a stone wall! Rally behind the Virginians!"
Photo by © Ed Elvidge
"Look there's Jackson standing like a statue of himself!"
See also: south
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