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.

4 comments:

  1. Outstanding photo. Looks like he could turn and speak to us.

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  2. Wow! Talk about a great photo.

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  3. Stonewall Jackson was wounded May 2 1863 not 1862. He died on Sunday May 10th, 1863

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  4. Anon . . . thanks, I corrected the typo.

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