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Jackson's Little Sorrel

We’re doing something a little different today. Yes, you’ll get to read all about Confederate General “Stonewall” Jackson’s war horse…but you have to go to… 131 more words

American Civil War

Stonewall's Horses

Early in 1861, John Harman and Thomas J. Jackson inspected a small herd of horses which had been discovered in a captured railroad boxcar. Jackson turned the horses over to the Confederate government and purchased two for his military use. 1,389 more words

Emerging Civil War

Question of the Week: 1/16-1/22/17

With some states celebrating Lee/Jackson Day this month, we thought it would be a good time to ask the question…

Who’s leadership style do you think was best? Lee or Jackson?


Today is Lee-Jackson Day in Virginia

Since 1889 Virginia has celebrated the birthday of Robert E. Lee. In 1904 Stonewall Jackson’s name was added. Both men had birthdays in January. The day was celebrated on the third Monday of the month. 184 more words


The Horses of General Lee's "Old War Horse" (and some digressions...)

General Lee’s “Old War Horse” refers to General James Longstreet. He was also known as “Old Pete”. It was today, January 8th, in 1821 that General James “Pete” Longstreet was born in South Carolina. 1,416 more words

Civil War

1862-01 Battle of Hancock

Battle of Hancock
Washington County MD and Morgan County WV
January 5-6th 1862

We are back for 1862 with a small battle in Hancock Maryland and a return of the one and only Stonewall Jackson. 208 more words


New Year's Resolutions: "You may be whatever you resolve to be."

With all the talk of resolutions at this time of year, I’m reminded of one of Stonewall Jackson’s favorite maxims: “You may be whatever you resolve to be.” 556 more words