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    Stonewall Jackson

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    January 21st, 1824, Thomas Jonathan Jackson was born. Later he would earn the nickname “Stonewall” and go down in history as one of the great generals of the American Civil War. Jackson graduated from West Point in 1846 and started his official military career with the US Army. He was a brevet second lieutenant in the Mexican-American War from 1846 to 1848. He displayed excellent leadership in battle, and was soon promoted to major. On February 29th, 1851, Jackson stepped down and retired from his

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    Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson

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    Famed Confederate General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s legacy is hardly easy to define. His is most remembered for cunning speed and brutality in battle and many consider him without equal. The same strategies Jackson used in the Shenandoah Valley campaign were scrutinized by both Rommel and Patton for inspiration in WWII. Jackson’s personal discipline carried over into his command. Although his men were often barefoot and near starvation, he pushed them forward into battle, not wishing to sacrifice

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    Stonewall Jackson Heroes

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    depicts three confederate war heroes Stonewall Jackson, Robert E Lee and Jefferson Davis riding their horses. To some it may feel obvious that these men deserve to be honored but to others it is less clear. All three of these men deserve to be honored as heroes for their bravery and sacrifice. Stonewall Jackson served in the Civil war because his loyalty for his home state of Virginia was stronger than his distaste for war. When the states began to secede Jackson was furthering his teaching career

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    (G) 1 May 2014 Thomas Jonathan Jackson Thomas Jonathan Jackson otherwise known as Stonewall Jackson was a Confederate General during the American Civil War. He was born January 21st, 1824 in Clarksburg, Virginia and shortly died 39 years later on May 10th, 1863. He was one of the most commonly known Confederate commanders after General Lee. On May 2nd, 1863 at the Battle of Chancellorsville, a soldier from the Confederate side accidentally shot him leaving Jackson wounded with the loss of his arm

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    Thomas Stonewall Jackson was born in Clarksburg, Virginia, on January 21, 1824. After graduating 17th in his class at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant. He served in the Mexican War and won two brevets. While he was in Mexico, Jackson became a Presbyterian. A friend said that, "He never smoked, he was a strict teetotaler and never touched a card." In 1851, Jackson was recruited to teach at the Virginia Military Institute. His students called him Deacon

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    Chancellorsville, T.J. “Stonewall” Jackson was accidentally shot by one of his own men. However, that was not his last day; Jackson died eight days later due to pneumonia. Stonewall was a better leader than General Robert E. Lee was to the South. General Stonewall Jackson is one of the most famous confederate generals after Lee because of his skilled tactics. The Mexican-American War was the first U.S. Artillery Stonewall Jackson joined as a second lieutenant. Jackson proved his bravery and ability

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    Thomas Jackson Stonewall

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    Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson was born on January 21, 1824 in Clarksburg, Virginia. When Jackson turned two years old, his older sister died of typhoid fever. His father, Jonathan Jackson died of the same disease a short time later, leaving his wife, Julia Neale Jackson, with three children and immense amounts of debt. Julia Jackson remarried in 1830 to a man who supposedly disliked his stepchildren. Thomas Jackson and his siblings were sent to live with various relatives due to this mutual disliking

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    Stonewall Jackson

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    Stonewall Jackson Thomas Jonathan Jackson was a general who served in the Civil war. He was born on January 21, 1824 in Clarksburg, Virginia. Jackson’s Parents were Jonathon Jackson & Julia Beckwith Neale. He had 3 brothers and sisters. They were Elizabeth, Warren, and Laura Ann. Elizabeth and Warren were both older than him, and Laura Ann was younger. When Thomas was only 8 years old his father and sister, Elizabeth, died of typhoid fever. After his childhood in Virginia, Stonewall Jackson

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    Stonewall Jackson

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    Stonewall Jackson, born January 21, 1824 was one of the most famous confederate generals and one of the best officers to serve for General Robert E. Lee. But Jackson wasn’t just born a general, he earned it. Since his parents died when he was very young, life was very rough for him. He was raised by his uncle, Cummins Jackson, a miller who lived near what is now known as Weston, West Virginia. Later on, he was appointed to the U.S. Military Academy. He had to work several times harder than the other

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    that Thomas Jackson was negatively affected by growing up with his bachelor uncle Cummins Jackson, this unusual background ultimately made Stonewall Jackson the great U.S. military figure he is today. Cummins Jackson had a strong work ethic, which was pushed onto a young Stonewall Jackson. Stonewall Jackson's father died when Jackson was very young, leaving Jackson without a father figure the mold him into a respectable man. Jean Fritz tells a compelling story of Thomas Stonewall Jackson. She describes

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