Lt. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson Memorial

Lt. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson Memorial (HM12NJ)

Location: Fort Meade, FL 33841 Polk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 27° 45.319', W 81° 47.722'

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1861 - Deo Vindice - 1865

(Front face)
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 actions at the Battles of First Manassas, 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


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Gen. Jackson died at Guiney's Station, Virginia of pneumonia and complications 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."
Details
HM NumberHM12NJ
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series, and the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series.
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Year Placed1983
Placed ByGen. E. M. Law Camp, Sons of Confederate Veterans
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 9:26am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 421620 N 3070351
Decimal Degrees27.75531667, -81.79536667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 45.319', W 81° 47.722'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 45' 19.14" N, 81° 47' 43.32" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)863
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-499 3rd St NE, Fort Meade FL 33841, US
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