Stonewall Jackson at Capitol Square


Gen. Thomas Stonewall Jackson statue at Capitol Square

Gen. Thomas Stonewall Jackson

Gen. Thomas Stonewall Jackson statue at the Virginia State CapitolWHAT: Statue of Confederate General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson [slideshow]

LOCATION: Capitol Square, along Northern Boundary in downtown Richmond at the Virginia State Capitol.

ARTIST: John Henry Foley. 

DEDICATION: October 26, 1875. 

DESCRIPTION: This bronze 7 foot high standing figure was sculpted and cast in England. It was commissioned by a group of admiring gentlemen shortly after Jackson’s death. The state had the 9 foot pedestal erected and paid for the delivery of the statue.

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