Stonewall Jackson's Funeral

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 :: Stonewall Jackson's Funeral ::
Information about Stonewall Jackson's funeral in Richmond, VA during the Civil War

General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's body was brought to Richmond to lie in state prior to being removed to Lexington, Virginia for burial.

Richmond Dispatch 5/12/1863; editorial regarding the death of Gen. Stonewall Jackson
Richmond Dispatch 5/12/1863; detailed description of the arrival in Richmond of Stonewall Jackson's remains and the procession through the city
Richmond Enquirer 5/12/1863; detailed description of the arrival of Gen. Stonewall Jackson's remains and the subsequent procession to Capitol Square
Richmond Dispatch 5/13/1863; detailed description of the funeral procession of Gen. Stonewall Jackson
Richmond Dispatch 5/13/1863; editorial lamentation that Jackson's remains will not be buried in Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond Dispatch 5/14/1863; Stonewall Jackson's remains were taken from the Capitol to the Central RR depot
Richmond Enquirer 5/14/1863; description of the removal of Jackson's remains to the Central RR depot
Richmond Sentinel 5/14/1863; Public guard escorts the remains of General Jackson to the Central Depot for transportation to Lexington
Richmond Sentinel 6/27/1863; cap and gloves that Stonewall Jackson was wearing when he was wounded are in the possession of a patient at Chimborazo

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