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Happy Birthday, Stonewall (sort of)

Happy 155th birthday to Stonewall Jackson, who was born on this day in 1861.

Of course, Thomas Jonathan Jackson was born on January 21, 1824, in Clarksburg, Virginia (now West Virginia). 174 more words


Stonewall and the Chindit I: On Character and Generalship

Contemporaries of British Major General Orde Charles Wingate, famed leader of the Chindit special forces in Burma and a noted guerrilla commander in Africa and Palestine before that, often searched for someone with which to compare him. 606 more words

Emerging Civil War

The National Cathedral, the Southern Baptist Convention, and the Banning of the Confederate Battle Flag..."Lest Ye Be Judged."

And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose…

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1861: "Directions About Home..."

May 13, 1861

…I was interrupted and I have not been able to write another line since and I have missed the chance of the morning mail. 831 more words

American Civil War

"Thus Always To Tyrants" - 1st Virginia Brigade Flag, 1861

Flags. Simple cloth with so much meaning. In the last year, there have been fierce debates about certain flags from the Civil War era; to re-hash those arguments and re-fight those battles is not the purpose of the June’s Historical Theme of the Month on Gazette665 – 688 more words

American Civil War

Stonewall's Advice Still Good Today

The following is a Facebook post, 6-4-2016, by Aaron Taylor a friend of mine.

For those of you who didn’t know – today is Confederate Memorial Day in the State of Tennessee.

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Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson (1824–1863)

There are many heroes of the faith or soldiers of the cross that we can call to memory, who have made a great impact on us and stood out as examples of faith. 1,570 more words