Biography stonewall jackson was born on january 21, 1824 in clarksburg, (back then virginia) west virginia his mother remarried to another man of the name blake . At the time of his death in may 1863, perhaps no military man stood higher in the estimation of the american public—in both the north and south—than thomas jonathan “stonewall” jackson. In a biography about a general, a military man, i was able to peer deeply into his life to see not just his accomplishments on the battlefield, but more importantly, the heart of the man, the christian character of the man. A thorough and effectively executed study, this biography will appeal to anyone interested in stonewall jackson and the military history of the civil war.
Robertson, james i stonewall jackson--the man, the soldier, the legend new york: macmillan library reference usa, 1997 new york: macmillan library reference usa, 1997 this book contains an excellent and comprehensive bibliography of primary and secondary sources. 1 the stonewall jackson house, lexington, virginia discovering thomas j “ stonewall ” jackson : a biography thomas jonathan jackson was born on january 21, 1824, in clarksburg, virginia. Get this from a library stonewall jackson : a biography [ethan sepp rafuse] -- thomas j stonewall jackson was one of the greatest generals of the civil war and remains an iconic figure of american history. Soon after his marriage to mary anna morrison in 1857, the man who would become gen thomas “stonewall” jackson took up gardening the virginia military institute professor living in lexington .
Mr robertson talked about his biography stonewall jackson: the man, the soldier, the legend, published by simon and schusterthe biography of the famous confederate general examines his early . He published the definitive adult biography of stonewall jackson, stonewall jackson: the man, the soldier, the legend, and also wrote standing like a stone wall for young adults he lives in blacksburg, virginia. Appendix lgeneral jackson to colonel j m bennett describing the part taken by his brigade in the first battle of manassas. Thomas “stonewall” jackson (1824-63) was a war hero and one of the south’s most successful generals during the american civil war (1861-65) after a difficult childhood, he graduated from .
His amiable and affectionate biographer (mrs jackson) mentions that colonel francis taylor, the commander of the first artillery, under whom jackson was serving, was the first man to speak to him on the subject of personal religion. What made stonewall jackson such a legend profiles jackson in a new biography rebel yell: the kind-of-failed physics professor and becomes the most famous military man in the western . Stonewall jackson: stonewall jackson stonewall the wounding of stonewall jackson at the battle of chancellorsville, biography of stonewall jackson. Deemed irreplaceable by robert e lee, stonewall jackson assumed his nickname during the battle of bull run in the civil war it is said that the army of northern virginia never fully recovered from the loss of stonewall's leadership when he was accidentally shot by one of his own men and died in . This is a biography of civil war confederate lieutenant general thomas jonathan jackson (stonewall jackson) thomas jonathan “stonewall” jackson was born january 21, 1824 in clarksburg, virginia he graduated from west point in 1846 and began his official military career with the us army as a brevet second.
Stonewall jackson biography thomas jonathan jackson, better known as stonewall jackson, was a famous ‘confederate’ general who served during the american civil war previous next. President andrew jackson joined the military to fight in the revolutionary war at age 13 andrew jackson biography author stonewall jackson was a leading confederate general during the u . The military reputations of lee's corps commanders are often characterized as stonewall jackson representing the audacious, offensive component of lee's army, whereas his counterpart, james longstreet, more typically advocated and executed defensive strategies and tactics. Stonewall jackson summary: thomas jonathan stonewall jackson was a confederate lieutenant general in the civil war he won his nickname at the battle of first bull run (first manassas), but it was his actions at harpers ferry in 1861, his 1862 shenandoah valley campaign, and the flanking maneuver at the battle of chancellorsville that made him a military legend.
The man above said to read the book “rebel yell” this is a good book to understand a more psychological side of stonewall jackson, but a good biography book is “stonewall jackson” by james robertson this book really gets deep into jackson campaigns and battles and can help you understand who jackson was as a person and commander. Stonewall jackson the man the soldier the legend by robertson, james i jr and a great selection of similar used, new and collectible books available now at abebookscom. Biography, history, military history, after reading james i robertson's biography of stonewall jackson, i am convinced that his death created such a hole in the .
A biography focusing on jackson as an individual as well as a military strategist and general, by one of the country's leading civil war historians the passage of 130 years has only deepened the fascination and reverence for confederate general thomas jonathan stonewall jackson. Kids learn about the biography and life of stonewall jackson including early career, the civil war, his nickname, the valley campaign, chancellorsville, and interesting facts. Entering into a robust if not overly crowded field in an endeavor to relate the essence of the man to readers (in 2007) is donald a davis with stonewall jackson, an entry in st martin’s press’ “great generals” series of biographies of american military leaders.