Historic Markers Across Florida



Stonewall Jackson Memorial



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Location: At Heritage Park, Fort Meade.
County: Polk
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Waymark: None
 



Text:

In memory of Lt. Gen. Thomas J. Stonewall" Jackson - 21 Jan 1824 - 10 May 1863 - commander; 2d Corps, Army of Northern Virginia; CSA

Graduated from West Point U.S. Military Academy 1846* Breveted Major for galantry in the Mexican War* Served as 1st Lieutenant here at Fort Meade through 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


Notes:

City: Fort Meade, FL