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Stonewall Jackson Shrine

On Sunday, May 10, 1863 at 3:15 pm EST Confederate General, Thomas Jonathan Jackson died in a white-frame doctor's office, near the Guinea train station on the old Chandler Plantation known as "Fairfield" in Caroline County, Virginia. When Virginia seceded from the Union in April 1861, Jackson volunteered to serve his state and quickly organized a group of amateur soldiers into an effective army brigade. Jackson earned his nickname "Stonewall" at the first battle of Manassas. The adjacent brick plantation house burned in the early 1900s and was dismantled, but the office remains.
12019 Stonewall Jackson Road, Woodford, Va. 22580

Hopewell Methodist Church

12018 Guinea Drive, VA 22580-3134 (804) 633-6560 ‎

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Guinea Station,

South view of CSX railroad toward Richmond, Virginia at the Guinea Station.

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Highway sign leading to Stonewall Jackson Shrine

The Stonewall Jackson Shrine is part of the U.S National Park Service (NPS) and is located at the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battlefields Memorial; the street address for the Stonewall Jackson Shrine is: 12019 Stonewall Jackson Road,...

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Stonewall Jackson Shrine Park Road

North View of Stonewall Jackson Shrine Park Road. CSX railroad is on the East (Left)

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Amtrak Acela Express train

The line sees approximately 20 Amtrak, and between 15-25 freights a day.

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South view of Shrine House

Jackson shrine is encapsulated in a field of purple flowering river grass.

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South view of Shrine House

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North view of Shrine House

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South view of Shrine House

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Marker at shrine noting Jackson's deathplace.

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Stonewall Jackson Death Bed

"It is the Lord's Day; my wish is fulfilled. I have always desired to die on Sunday" - Stonewall Jackson

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Stonewall Jackson Prayer with Chaplain

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Books on the life of General Stonewall Jackson

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