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Three Articles from the "Richmond Whig," dated May 9, 18, and 21, 1863, concerning Lieutenant General Thomas J. Jackson's wounding and death
Physical Appearance: Typed transcripts of three articles printed in Richmond, Virginia newspapers, concerned with Lt. Gen. Thomas J. Jackson's wounding and death: a) Editorial, "Lee and Jackson," from May 9, 1863 "Richmond Whig" - Concerns Jackson's wounding and how the great teamwork of General Robert E. Lee and Jackson is the one to win the war. Expresses sentiment that Jackson will recover. 2 pp. b) Poem, "Jackson," by H. L. Flash, first printed in the "Mobile [AL] Advertiser and Register," and reprinted in the May 18, 1863 "Richmond Whig" - 5 stanza poem on Jackson's greatness and death. 1 page. c) Editorial, "Yankee Praises of Jackson," from May 21, 1863, "[Richmond] Daily Dispatch" - Commentary on a "Richmond Enquirer" article. 1 page.
|Archival History||The transcript articles were formerly located in the MC 3 J-516a files.|
Jackson, Thomas Jonathan (Stonewall)