Stonewall Jackson

Confederate General Stonewall Jackson Full Name: Stonewall Jackson [Thomas Jonathan Jackson]
Nationality: American

Profession: Confederate General
Why Famous: Confederate general during the American Civil War, and one of the best-known Confederate commanders after General Robert E. Lee. Military historians consider him to be one of the most gifted tactical commanders in U.S. history.

Born: January 21, 1824
Star Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Clarksburg, Virginia, USA

Died: May 10, 1863 (aged 39)
Cause of Death: Pneumonia

Married Life

  • 1853-08-04 Confederate general Thomas Jackson (29) weds Elinor Junkin in Lexington
  • 1857-07-16 Confederate general Thomas Jackson (33) weds Mary Anna Morrison in Lincoln County

Historical Events in the Life of Stonewall Jackson

  • 1860-04-27 Thomas Jackson is assigned to command Harpers Ferry
  • 1862-01-03 Romney Campaign-Stonewall Jackson moves north from Winchester
  • 1862-01-04 Romney Campaign-Stonewall Jackson occupies Bath
  • 1862-01-07 Romney Campaign; Stonewall Jackson march towards Romney, WV
  • 1862-03-11 12] Gen Stonewall Jackson evacuates Winchester Virginia Army of the Potomac. Gen Henry Halleck is named general-in-chief
  • 1862-05-23 Valley Campaign: Stonewall Jackson takes Fort Royal, Virginia
  • 1862-09-06 Stonewall Jackson occupies Frederick, Maryland
  • 1863-05-02 Stonewall Jackson attacks Chancellorsville, wounded by his own men
  • 1972-03-03 Sculpted figures of Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, & Stonewall Jackson are completed at Stone Mountain Georgia

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