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Why was it called Jackson’s “Prayer Oak”?

June 4, 2011 by


I was asked a question by a reader yesterday, and thought I’d give a little more background about the Jackson Prayer Oak/Tree. Why is it called Jackson’s “Prayer Oak”? In the wake of victories at Cross Keys and Port Republic, Stonewall Jackson moved his army into Brown’s Gap for a few days. A few days […]

The Jackson Prayer Oak/Tree, near Mt. Meridian, is no more…

June 3, 2011 by


See =>here, from NBC 29 out of Charlottesville, and =>here, from the Daily News Record, Harrisonburg. More to follow…