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By Noelle Keen
Stonewall Jackson
Quick Facts
FULL NAME - Thomas Jonathan Jackson
AKA - Stonewall Jackson
BIRTH DATE - January 21, 1824
PLACE OF BIRTH - Clarksburg, West Virginia
EDUCATION - U.S. Military Academy at West Point
DEATH DATE - May 10, 1863
PLACE OF DEATH - Guinea Station,Virginia
HIGHEST RANK ACHIEVED - Lieutenant general, CSA
Jacksons Last Year
In December of 1862, Jackson commanded a victory at Fredericksburg, and then the famous flank march at Chancellorsville in May. The same night as that victory, May 2, 1863, Jackson was wounded by friendly fire while making a reconnaissance with a member of his staff.
He died eight days later on May 10, 1863, 3:15 p.m. of pneumonia at Fairfield, having spoken as his last recorded words: "Let us cross over the river and rest under the shade of the trees."
Jackson was buried in Lexington, Virginia.
The year of 1875 a monument to Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson is erected in Capitol Square in Richmond.


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Early Life Events And Battles
Jackson's role in the Civil War
Jackson sided with the Confederates during the Civil War.
Got his name while defending the Henry House where General Bernard stated, "There is Jackson standing like a stonewall!"
The Seven Days Battle around Richmond, where Jackson made more epic showings at Second Manassas and then again in Sharpsburg at the Battle of Antietam.
Jackson was reorganized and designated lieutenant general.

"You may be whatever you resolve to be"
"Let us cross over the river and rest under the shade of the trees."
"Never take counsel of your fears."
"The patriot volunteer, fighting for country and his rights, makes the most reliable soldier on earth."
Jackson's Famous Quotes
June 1842 - Jackson enters the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York.
June 1846 - He then graduates ranking seventeenth in a class of fifty-nine. With the United States at war with Mexico, he is assigned to the 1st U.S. Artillery.
March 9–29, 1847 - Jackson participates in the siege of Vera Cruz, Mexico, the beginning of Winfield Scott's campaign to capture Mexico City.
August 20, 1847 - Participates in Battle of Contreras.
September 8, 1847 - Participates in the Battle of Molino del Rey.
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