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Of Gods and Generals

Robert E. Lee to Mr. Blair:

“And I regret to say the president’s hasty calling up of volunteers to subdue the rebellion in the cotton states has done nothing to ameliorate the crisis. 1,585 more words

Quotable Quotes

For Country. For Independence. For All.

Stonewall Jackson to Sandie Pendleton, Gods and Generals.

“If the Republicans lose their little war, they are voted out in the next election, and they return to their homes in New York or Massachusetts or Illinois, fat with their war profits. 15 more words

Quotable Quotes

Soldiers of the First Brigade

Henry Kyd Douglass, I Rode With Stonewall. Pages 15-17.

“The Men were so restless and eager to see him once more before he left, that he consented to see and speak to them in a body. 534 more words

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Written Words: "The General Died"

The casket was closed. Upstairs, Dr. McGuire and some of the other officers slept – or pretended to slumber. The candle flickered. He paced across the room and back, his boots echoing hollowly. 1,618 more words

Memory

May 10, 1863

On this day in the Civil War, Confederate General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson dies of pneumonia at Guinea Station, Virginia. Several days earlier, Jackson was wounded at the Battle of Chancellorsville. 29 more words

The Civil War

"Let us cross over the river, and rest under the shade of the trees."*

Today is the 153rd anniversary of the death of General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson (age 39) following the Battle of Chancellorsville, when he was shot by friendly fire on the moonlit night of May 2, 1863. 389 more words

"Shattered Stone"

On this day, in 1863, the South suffered a great loss.  For on this day, a brave and strong General, “strong as a stone wall,” succumbed to the after effects of friendly fire and pneumonia. 162 more words