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Stonewall Jackson

Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson is often portrayed as a dashing, aggressive (maybe reckless) Confederate general—while it’s true that his tactics were unusual and he was highly successful, there’s more to the man than to the legend. 436 more words

A To Z Blogging Challenge

Sculptures, Statues, and Monuments

We moved to Americamps RV Park just north of Richmond, Virginia. We checked in early because weather reports indicated it could rain and we wanted to avoid having to get set up in the rain. 408 more words

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Wall

Our theme for the Weekly Photo Challenge this week is:  Wall.
Our instructions:  “Share an image of a wall that reveals something about a place, people, or you.” 564 more words



The actual title of the book is too long to include in the blog title:  Rebel Yell:  The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson. 546 more words


Stone Wall

Atlanta, GA (2009)

Stone Mountain, largest bas-relief in the world, with a carved area of 3 acres. The memorial to the Confederacy depicts three of its most distinguished heroes: (L-R) Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. 30 more words


Stonewall Jackson YDC Horticulture Program Featured on NC Dept. of Public Safety Newsletter (Jan 2015)

CONCORD | Produce grown by students at Stonewall Jackson Youth Development Center is helping to feed the homebound of Cabarrus County. A special partnership to donate the vegetables grown as part of the youth development center’s horticulture program sprouted in October between Cabarrus County Meals on Wheels, the youth development center and 100 Gardens LLC, a Charlotte-based initiative working to connect the area community to struggling communities in Haiti. 21 more words


Inheritance (Part II)


I awake to birdsong. More than birdsong — a bird symphony, an earthquake of ravens and warblers and jays and woodpeckers shaking the room: an anarchic mess of squawking, chattering, twittering.

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