Lt. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson
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N 27° 45.316 W 081° 47.725
17R E 421615 N 3070345
Quick Description: Located at Heritage Park on 3rd Street NE in Ft. Meade Florida.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 1/14/2009 1:36:53 PM
Waymark Code: WM5JN0
Views: 30

Long Description:
The front of the monument states:
In memory of Lt. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson
21 Jan. 1824 - 10 May 1863
Com. 2d Corps. Army of Northern Va., CSA
Graduated from West Point US Military Academy 1846 - Breveted Major for Gallantry in the Mexican War - Served as 1st Lieutenant here at Fort Meade with Co. E 1st US Artillery from Dec 1850 through May 1851 - resigned commission to become professor at Virginia Military Institute - entered confederate service in 1861 at the outbreak of the war between the states - acclaimed for his Shenandoah Valley campaign second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville

Soldier - Educator - Christian - Patriot

Erected by Gen. E. M. Law Camp Sons of Confederate Veterans
4 July 1983

The back of the monument states:

Gen. Jackson died at Guiney's Station, Virginia of pneumonia and complication resulting from wounds received during the Battle of Chancellorsville. His last words were ...

Let us cross over the river and rest under the shade of the trees.
Group that erected the marker: General E.M. Law Camp Sons of Confederate Veterans

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: [Web Link]

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
Northeast 3rd Street
Fort Meade, FL USA
33841


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