Thomas stonewall jackson biography a general of the , thomas stonewall jackson was a confederate general serving during the civil war he was born on january 21, 1824, and was one of the famous confederate commanders after general robert lee. Thomas jonathan stonewall jackson (january 21, 1824 - may 10, 1863) served as a confederate general (1861-1863) during the american civil war, and became one of the best-known confederate commanders after general robert e lee. Biography of stonewall jackson second only to robert e lee on the list of most honored confederate generals, thomas jonathan stonewall jackson (1824-1863) was born to jonathan and julia jackson in clarksburg, virginia (now west virginia. Thomas jonathan 'stonewall' jackson was a famous confederate general in the american civil war he played a key role in major confederate victories from july 1861 to his death following the battle. On may 2, 1863, confederate generals lee and jackson were hitting union general joseph hooker from two sides lee was creating diversions while stonewall sneaked in from behind even though hooker had the greater army, lee and jackson had taken the advantage.
Robert e lee, in full robert edward lee, (born january 19, 1807, stratford, westmoreland county, virginia, us—died october 12, 1870, lexington, virginia), confederate general, commander of the army of northern virginia, the most successful of the southern armies during the american civil war (1861-65. Biography thomas jonathan stonewall jackson was a confederate general during the american civil war, and the best-known confederate commander after general robert e lee. Thomas jonathan jackson, better known as stonewall jackson, was a legendary confederate general during the american civil war and one of the most accomplished tactical commanders in the history of the united states.
The robinson library civil war period, 1861-1865 biography, a-z stonewall jackson confederate general thomas jonathan jackson was born in clarksburg, virginia (now in west virginia), on january 21, 1824. Stonewall jackson was a leading confederate general during the us civil war, commanding forces at manassas, antietam, fredericksburg and chancellorsville synopsis stonewall jackson was born in clarksburg (then virginia), west virginia, on january 21, 1824. Stonewall jackson was a leading confederate general during the us civil war, commanding forces at manassas, antietam, fredericksburg and chancellorsville educator, general (1824-1863.
Thomas jonathan stonewall jackson (january 21, 1824 - may 10, 1863) was a confederate general during the american civil war, and probably the most revered confederate commander after general robert e lee. When the civil war began, he was dispatched to harper's ferry where he was in charge of recruiting soldiers to the confederate army after harper's ferry, jackson's brigade moved to manassas with general johnston's forces to meet general pt beauregard. Thomas jonathan stonewall jackson (jan 21, 1824 - may 10, 1863) served as a confederate general during the american civil war he is almost universally considered the most famous confederate.
Finalist for the national book critics circle award, the epic new york times bestselling account of how civil war general thomas stonewall jackson became a great and tragic national hero stonewall jackson has long been a figure of legend and romance. A first-rate biography of one of the most important military figures in history at nearly 1000 pages, this book examines every facet of general thomas stonewall jackson, and shows why he was the most important cog in the confederate war machine until his death in 1863. Anna jackson wrote two books about her husband: life and letters of general thomas j jackson, published in 1892, and the story of his remarkable service during the civil war, which was published as memoirs of stonewall jackson in 1895.
Thomas jonathan stonewall jackson (1824-1863) - thomas jonathan jackson was born at clarksburg, [west] virginia, on january 21, 1824, the third child of jonathan jackson and julia beckwith neal jackson when he was just two, his father died and five years later, he was orphaned when his mother died as well. Stonewall jackson and the american civil war is a book combining a biography and military history of confederate lt general thomas jonathan stonewall jackson's actions and results during the american civil war. Name class date thomas stonewall jackson 1824—1863 as you read the biography below, think about how thomas jackson's determination earned him the nickname stonewall. As a leader of the first battle of bull run, and a major force in antietam and chancellorsville, stonewall jackson was one of the confederate army's most important generals and one of the best-known generals in civil war history.