Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery

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Stonewall Jackson and his family are buried beneath the heroic-size statue of Stonewall Jackson sculpted by artist Edward V. Valentine and unveiled in 1891 before a crowd of more than 20,000 people. On the front of the granite column is the simple inscription “JACKSON” followed by the dates “1824-1863.” On the obverse side is the inscription “STONEWALL.”

Also buried at the cemetery are 144 Confederate veterans including General William N. Pendleton, Revolutionary War veterans, two Virginia governors (John Letcher and James McDowell) and Margaret Junkin Preston (Civil War Poet Laureate of the South).

 

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