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Phyllis Applegarth
Phyllis Applegarth • 2 years ago

Stonewall Jackson was just a wee bit eccentric. He was said to be as calm as a cucumber in battle and was often seen with his left arm raised - something to do with blood circulation as bullets flew around him. He loved sucking on the odd lemon and avoided pepper like the plague because it made his left leg ache. Dressed in tattered old uniforms. His horse was too small for him and he disliked battle on Sundays. In all this he was a devout Christian and prayed fervently even before battles.

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