Julia Laura Jackson
Original Author: Unknown
Created: ca. 1875
Medium: Cabinet photograph
Publisher: Valentine Richmond History Center

Julia Laura Jackson

In a cabinet photograph taken around 1875, Julia Laura Jackson, the sole surviving child of Confederate general Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson, sports a ribbon with a Confederate battle flag. Julia was born on November 23, 1862, and was less than a year old when her father died. After marrying in 1885 and bearing two children, she died of typhoid in 1889 at the age of 26.