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  • Wendy Jackson

    Have to Repin on honor of our dog, Stonewall, & my father in laws obsession with the Civil War. .... thomas "stonewall" jackson. look at those mutton chops!

  • Michael Lassell

    "Stonewall" Jackson in 1851 by Mathew Brady

  • Karen Cathey

    Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, by Matthew Brady c. 1851. National Archives. Accidently killed by his own troops. MY HERO!!

  • caridad enriquez

    Thomas Stonewall Jackson, by Matthew Brady c. 1851. National Archives. It may be an understatement to suggest that the war was not good to Stonewall, here he is in 1863. He was mortally wounded at the Battle of Chancellorsville later that year.

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Some say, one of the best generals of all time, General Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson. Jackson remains a hero in the South to this day. He is remembered for helping to turn the tide at Bull Run, and sending the Union Army into a panic retreat back to Washington DC.

Photograph of General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson by The U.S. National Archives, via Flickr

The Stonewall Jackson Statue at Virginia Military Institute; Jackson was a professor at the university before he was a general in the Civil War

Stonewall Jackson's raincoat at the Virginia Military Institute Museum, Lexington VA

Metairie Cemetary in New Orleans (Stonewall Jackson's grave)

Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson arrived at West Point unprepared and uneducated. He failed his first entrance exam. A loner, he worked diligently to improve his class ranking and graduated 17th. in the Class of 1846. His worst grades, like U.S. Grant's, in infantry tactics.

General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson's Uniform displayed at Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA

Tombstone for Stonewall Jackson's left arm. Jackson was shot during the Battle of Chancellorsville near Fredericksburg, Virginia, and the arm was amputated.

Stonewall Jackson: Confederate General. Not easy to summarize. Recognized as one of the best tactician's in U.S. history. Shot by his own men, who confused him for a Union cavalry officer. His death served as a huge blow to morale to the South, and led to one less highly skilled general.

“Stonewall" Jackson as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War, 1847.

Confederate Lt. General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson (1824-1863). A popular general with an impressive nickname, Stonewall Jackson was one of the highest ranking commanders in the army until his death from gunshot complications. He is still considered one of the greatest tacticians in American military history.

Julia Laura Jackson Christian; daughter of Confederate General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson. I would love to have interviewed her.