Stonewall Jackson

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Roanoke’s school board Monday morning voted to remove the name of Stonewall Jackson Middle School.

The board chose to rename the school for John P. Fishwick, a Roanoke business leader and railroad president.

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.

New research at Jackson’s home in Lexington that now sheds light on the lives of these six individuals.