Thursday, May 6, 2010

The Making of a Masterpiece: Last Tribute of Respect - 11

Jackson’s personal staff, including Major A.S. Pendleton, Dr. Hunter Holmes McGuire and Captains Morrison and Smith accompanied his grieving widow, Mary Anna. Virginia governor John Letcher and a delegation of citizens from Lynchburg were also in attendance.

The group on the left is a cross section of the civilians who came to Lexington for the ceremonies that day: women, children, and old men.

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