Technical drawing for pedestal base. The statue of Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson (1824-1863) was unveiled on October 26, 1875. Designed by Irish sculptor John Henry Foley, the bronze sculpture was the gift of English gentlemen, in honor of the deceased Virginian. Pedestal base inscription: Presented by English gentlemen as a tribute of admiration for the soldier and patriot Thomas J. Jackson, and gratefully accepted by Virginia in the name of the Southern people. Done A.D. 1875. In the hundredth year of the Commonwealth. "Look! There is Jackson standing like a stone wall."