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Virginia Military Institute Museums & Archives

Stonewall Jackson House

Come experience family life on the eve of the American Civil War as you explore the finely preserved home and garden of Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, the man who became a legend.

  • 1.

    History of the House

    History of the House

    This is the only home Stonewall Jackson ever owned before the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861.

  • 2.

    Jackson's Lexington, VA Home

    Jackson's Lexington, VA Home

    In 1858, the future Confederate General purchased this house to live in with his wife, Mary Anna Jackson.

  • 3.

    The Master Bedroom

    The Master Bedroom

    It is not too hard to see Major and Mrs. Jackson getting ready for the day in their bedroom.

  • 4.

    The Kitchen

    The Kitchen

    Due to some health problems, Jackson was careful about his diet & had great discipline in what he ate.

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