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George W. Jackson Photo Album

Collection Number: A&M 3399


One cartes de visite photo album of George William Jackson, double cousin of Stonewall Jackson, containing 32 cartes de visite (cdv) portrait photographs, most of members of the Jackson family. Apart from the well known portraits of Thomas J. Jackson ('Stonewall' Jackson) and his sister Laura Ann Jackson, the subjects of the portraits are believed to be (ordered as they appear in the album): 1) General Stonewall Jackson, 2) Stonewall Jackson (pre-Civil War), 3) Laura Ann Jackson (Stonewall's younger sister), 4) Stark Arnold (youngest son of Laura Ann Jackson Arnold), 5) General William Henry Fitzhugh Payne (post-Civil War), 6) Charlie Green Stone, 7) Edward Jackson, 8) Mary Jackson, 9) George William Jackson (age 4 years 8 months), 10) George W. Jackson, 11) Annie R. Jackson, 12) William Joseph Jackson, 13) Judge John G. Jackson (married Dolly Madison's sister), 14) Judge John C. Underwood (married a Jackson), 15) Stonewall Jackson's Aunt, 16) George W. Jackson, 17) Annie R. Jackson, 18) Edward Jackson, 19) Crocker, 20) Steward, 21) George W. Jackson (age 16 years), 22) Elizabeth Jackson (Dolly Madison's sister), 23) Dr. Andrew Barbee, 24) Gloria Hunt (great niece of Stonewall Jackson), 25) Annie R. Jackson, 26) John Jackson (Clarksburg, VA), 27) Billie Jackson, 28) John Poplun (cousin of Jackson's), 29) Flora Jackson, 30) E.B. Jackson, 31) Jonathan Jackson (age 3 years 2 months), and 32) Julia Neal Jackson (Clarksburg, VA). Album is 6 3/4 in. x 8 1/4 in. x 2 in. with forest green cover and 'Geo. Wm. Jackson' on cover in gothic lettering of faded gold. On evidence of the labeling on the backs of the cdvs, most of these portraits were produced by studios in Wytheville, Virginia, or Mathew Brady's studio in Washington, D.C. Others were produced by studios located in Alexandria, Lynchburg, and Richmond, Virginia; Baltimore, Maryland; Louisville, Kentucky; and Wheeling, West Virginia. Also includes two-page letter sketching the genealogy of the George W. Jackson family by Maria Gibson, his aunt, which includes description of the genealogical relationship between George W. Jackson to Stonewall Jackson.


  • Creation: ca. 1850-1895


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0.2 Linear Feet (Summary: 2 in., 32 cartes de visite)

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West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL:

George W. Jackson Photo Album, ca. 1850-1895
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Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US