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Stonewell Jackson

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Daniel Martinez

on 7 January 2013

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Stonewall Jackson The Confederate General By Cesar Daniel Martinez &Tanisha Khan Childhood His full name was Thomas Jonathan Stonewall Jackson
He was born on January 21, 1824
His mother's health wasn't good and he spent most of his childhood with his uncle, Cummins Jackson, at Jackson mill Early Military Life Stonewall was accepted into the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York
He graduated 17th out of 59 students in the class of 1846
The second lieutenant in the 1st U.S. Artillery regiment and was sent to fight in the Mexican-American war
Got a teaching position at the Virginia Military institute in Lexington, Virginia The Civil War He was a confederate general in the Civil War
He earned his nickname for bravery at Bull Run.
Stonewall Jackson is regarded as one of the greatest of the Confederate commanders of the Civil War.
He became a drill master for many of the new recruits in the Confederate Army.
he believed discipline was vital to success on the battlefield.
Death He died of complications from pneumonia on May 10, 1863
He has always desired to die on Sunday, his wish was fulfilled
His body was moved to the Governor's Mansion in Richmond for the public to mourn
He was buried in the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery, Lexington, Virginia.
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