New Research Sheds Light On Slaves Owned By Stonewall Jackson
The Stonewall Jackson House in Lexington is undergoing a $700,000 renovation and expansion. Part of the work will provide deeper understanding of the six people the Jacksons owned as slaves. (Credit Stonewall Jackson House)
Numerous books have been written about the Confederate general Stonewall Jackson.
But almost nothing was known about the slaves he and his family owned.
Jessie Knadler reports on new research at Jackson’s home in Lexington that now sheds light on the lives of these six individuals.