Friday, May 2, 2008
Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson
Today we feature a portrait of the famed Rebel General, Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson. It was on this day, May 2, in the year 1863 that Stonewall was shot by friendly fire by a Rebel picket as he was returning from a raid to his Chancellorsville camp. He died 8 days later from complications from his wounds.