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  • General Stonewall Jackson
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    Plot Summary Stonewall Jackson is one of the most famous of the American Civil War. General Stonewall Jackson served with distinction under Winfield Scott in the Mexican War and from 1851 to 1861 taught at the Virginia Military Institute. He was one of the greatest Confederate generals in the Civil War. He served under the great General Robert E. Lee during the first Battle of the Bull Run. This is where Thomas Jonathan Jackson, his real name, and his brigade earned their sobriquet by standing "...
  • General Stonewall Jackson
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    General Thomas J. "STONEWALL" Jackson Thomas Jonathan Jackson was born January 21, 1824, in Clarksburg, Virginia. While he was a child both of his parents were laid to rest. He was raised by his uncle, and moved to what is now, Jackson's Mill, West Virginia. When he turned 18 years old, he was appointed to attend West Point. During the Mexican War, he was appointed to order the First Regular Artillery. At this time, Jackson started to become religious. He started to study the Bible, and joined t...
  • Lee And Jackson
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    Thomas Stonewall Jackson was born in Clarksburg, Virginia, on January 21, 1824. After graduating 17th in his class at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant. He served in the Mexican War and won two brevets. While he was in Mexico, Jackson became a Presbyterian. A friend said that, 'He never smoked, he was a strict teetotaler and never touched a card. ' In 1851, Jackson was recruited to teach at the Virginia Military Institute. His students called him...
  • May 10 1863 General Thomas J Jackson
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    General Stonewall Jackson was one of the most widely well known leaders in the American Civil War. He was second best only to the famous General Lee, who also greatly admired him. His tactics are still studied today in Military Institutes around the world. On January 21, 1824, Thomas Jonathan Jackson was born in Clarksburg, Virginia to Jonathan Jackson, an attorney and Julia Beckwith Neale. They had three other children; Elizabeth, Warren, and Laura Ann. When Jackson was two years old his father...
  • Battles Jackson
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    Stonewall Jackson, born January 21, 1824 was one of the most famous confederate generals and one of the best officers to serve for General Robert E. Lee. But Jackson wasn't just born a general, he earned it. Since his parents died when he was very young, life was very rough for him. He was raised by his uncle, Cummins Jackson, a miller who lived near what is now known as Weston, West Virginia. Later on, he was appointed to the U.S. Military Academy. He had to work several times harder than the o...
  • General Jackson
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    Thomas Jonathan Jackson was born on January 21, 1824, in Clarksburg, Virginia (Now known as West Virginia). His education was at the U.S. Military Academy where he learned most of his knowledge he used in the Civil War. After his graduation, which was in 1846 from West Point he was drafted in the Mexican War, until he was allowed to leave in 1848. After he was in the Mexican War, he was an instructor at the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) on the recent outbreak of the American Civil War in 186...
  • Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson
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    Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson was born in Waxhaw Settlement, South Carolina on March 15, 1767. His parents Andrew Jackson (father) and Elizabeth Hutching ton (mother) had three children together. They were Hugh Jackson, Andrew Jackson, and another name that is unknown (Gale Research, 1997) In Jackson's childhood, he had a bad reputation because he had a quick temper. He grew up with people who were ready to fight at any time to defend their honor. Whenever a boy played a joke on Jackson, Jackson...
  • American Commander General Andrew Jackson
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    Andrew Jacksons And The Battle Of New Andrew Jacksons And The Battle Of New Orleans Andrew Jackson And The Battle Of New Orleans The Battle of New Orleans was one of the last remarkable conflicts in history. The last major land battle of the war was the war of 1812. The battle of New Orleans was fought after the treaty of peace ending the hostilities, was signed. The United states declared war on Great Britain in June of 1812. The war did not threaten Louisiana till the end of the war with the b...

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