William L. "Mudwall" Jackson
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin
N 39° 15.726 W 081° 34.176
17S E 450859 N 4346017
Quick Description: Born in Clarksburg in 1825 and was promoted to brigadier general in 1864.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 7/11/2021 2:18:50 PM
Waymark Code: WM14HJT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
William L. "Mudwall" Jackson

Born in Clarksburg on February 3, 1825, he served in the VA state legislature, as lieutenant governor of VA. and as circuit judge. In 1861 he became colonel of the 31st VA Infantry. After serving on the staff of cousin Stonewall Jackson, he organized the 19th VA Cavalry in 1863 and, in 1864, was promoted to brigadier general. He moved to Kentucky and died March 24, 1890.
Marker Number: None seen on sign

Marker Title: William L. "Mudwall" Jackson

Marker Location: Fort Boreman DR

County or Independent City: Wood, WV

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Archives & History, 2016

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