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The Civil War: Life & Death of "Stonewall" Jackson

Confederate Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson

Confederate Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson

Washington, DC
Saturday, May 25, 2013

Author James Robertson discusses the life, death and legacy of Confederate General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson. He talks about General Jackson’s childhood, his education at West Point, and his military career. Mr. Robertson also looks at the Battle of Chancellorsville, where General Jackson was mortally wounded on May 2, 1863, in a “friendly fire” incident. He died of medical complications eight-days later. The Hanover Tavern in Virginia and the Museum of the Confederacy co-hosted this event. 

Updated: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 9:41am (ET)

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