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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 "...
  • 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...
  • Battle Of Chancellorsville Gen Jeb Stuart
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    Before writing this paper and reading the book The Killer Angels, there was not much that I knew about Jeb Stuart. All that I knew about him, was that he was a famous cavalry man of the Civil War. I had no idea what the Battle of Chancellorsville was and that Stuart took part in it. Now, after reading about Stuart and the Battle of Chancellorsville, I realize what affect he had on the war and how great of a leader he was. In this paper I will talk about The Battle of Chancellorsville, Jeb Stuart...
  • Describes Major Jackson's General Attitude Towards War
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    The American Civil War was a military conflict between the United States of America (the Union), and 11 secessionist Southern states, organized as the Confederate States of America (the Confederacy). It was the culmination of four decades of intense sectional conflict and it reflected deep-seated economic, social, and political differences between the North and the South. Many books have been written on this "first modern war" describing how over 620,000 men were killed. Jeff Shara goes deeper a...
  • 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...

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