Orgins of a Confederate HeroThe house in which Thomas J. Jackson was born on January 21, 1824, stood across the street and halfway down the block to your right. (marked with a bronze plaque). His father struggled to make ends meet and poverty marred Jackson's childhood. Both parents died by the time Jackson was seven. He and his sister, Laura, lived with an uncle, Cummins Jackson, at Jackson's Mill about fifteen miles south of here.
|Series||This marker is part of the West Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||West Virginia Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 11:51am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 556856 N 4348000|
|Decimal Degrees||39.27950000, -80.34080000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 16.77', W 80° 20.448'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 16' 46.20" N, 80° 20' 26.88" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 367-423 W Main St, Clarksburg WV 26301, US|
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