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Valley Arts Publishing

The exclusive publisher for the works of nationally recognized artist and sculptor Gary Casteel.  Please visit our gallery to browse his collections of Civil War monument replicas and plaques of historic figures.  Free shipping to anywhere in the continental United States is now offered for all orders.

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New Release

The latest release is the Stonewall Jackson Died Marker (Guinea Station). 


Lieutenant General Thomas J. Jackson – the legendary “Stonewall” – was brought to Guinea Station, Virginia, after he was wounded by friendly fire during the Battle of Chancellorsville on May 2, 1863.


Jackson’s shattered arm was amputated on May 3 in a battlefield hospital by Jackson’s Chief Surgeon, Dr. Hunter McGuire.  On May 4, General Lee ordered that Jackson be evacuated to Guinea Station, next to the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad.  The railroad to Richmond had been torn up by raiding Federal cavalry, but Guinea Station was considered a safe place for Jackson to recover until the tracks could be reopened.  Jackson rode 12 hours in an ambulance over 27 miles of rough road to the railhead.


Earlier in the year Jackson’s men had bivouacked here and he had met and been kindly treated by Thomas Coleman Chandler, the owner of Fairfield Plantation.  A patient with a contagious disease was already in the main house, so Jackson was moved into the plantation office building, which had room for Jackson and his doctors, staff and servant to be undisturbed.  Jackson would linger there for six days until he died of pneumonia on May 10, 1863.

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