Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1824-01-21
Death 1863-05-10
English

Biographical notes:

Stonewall Jackson (1824-1863) was a Confederate Army officer from Lexington (Rockbridge Co.), Va.

From the guide to the Stonewall Jackson papers, 1855-1906, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University)

Confederate general.

From the description of Stonewall Jackson papers, 1842-1898 (bulk 1861-1862) [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 23186323

Confederate Army officer, from Lexington (Rockbridge Co.), Va.

From the description of Stonewall Jackson papers, 1855-1906; (bulk 1861-1865). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19933703

U.S. and Confederate Army officer. Born Thomas Jonathan Jackson.

From the description of Papers of Stonewall Jackson, 1800-1941 (bulk 1845-1860). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81848096

U.S. and Confederate Army officer; b. Thomas Jonathan Jackson.

From the description of Civil War letters, 1862-1863. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973627

Jackson was a colonel in the CSA Infantry. Bennett was Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts.

From the description of ALS : Harper's Ferry, to Col. [Jonathan McCally Bennett], 1861 June 4. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 43357606

Stonewall Jackson was Brigadier General of the Confederate Army during the Civil War.

From the description of ALS, [1847] March 31 : Camp near Vera Cruz, Mexico, to Isaac Brake, Buckhannon Town, Lewis County, Virginia. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14392738

C.S.A. general.

From the description of Signature clipped from the register of Brown's Hotel : Washington, [no year] Tuesday, Aug. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269555527

Thomas J. Stonewall Jackson was a United States (U.S.) Confederate Army general during the Civil War. He was in the Valley District, Department (Dept.) of Northern Virginia.

From the description of Thomas J. ("Stonewall") Jackson papers, undated. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 50410994

Stonewall Jackson (1824-1863) was a Confederate general. Jackson was a graduate of West Point United States Military Academy; served with the United States Army in Mexico and at Fort Columbus and Fort Hamilton, N.Y., 1849-1851; and was a professor of natural philosophy and military tactics at Virginia Military Institute. During the Civil War, Jackson was an officer for the Confederacy and commanded troops at Harper's Ferry, Va.

From the guide to the Stonewall Jackson Papers, ., 1842-1898, (bulk 1861-1862), (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)

Country performer. Born November 26, 1932. Real name: Thomas Jackson. Singer, songwriter, and recording artist. Joined the Grand Ole Opry in 1956. Successful recording career, including the 1959 crossover hit "Waterloo," which stayed #1 on the country charts for five weeks and crossed over to #4 on the pop charts.

From the description of Oral history interview with Stonewall Jackson; 1968 March 18; interview conducted by Dorothy Gable. 1968 Mar. 18. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841232

Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson. West Point graduate, served in Mexican-American War; professor at Virginia Military Institute; commanded with great skill and success various units in the Army of Northern Virginia until mortally wounded at the Battle of Chancellorsville in 1863.

Laura Ann Jackson (Arnold). Beloved younger sister of Stonewall Jackson; corresponded frequently with her brother after he left home but their close relationship was destroyed during the Civil War when she remained an outspoken Unionist and became estranged from brother and other family members; married Jonathan Arnold in 1844 and divorced in 1870.

From the description of Photocopy of a letter from Thomas Jackson to his sister, 1854 spring. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 57360234

Jay Winston Johns, Jr. was a coal industrialist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, who moved to Virginia and became a leader in preserving homes of renowned Virginians. He married Helen Lambert (1881-1964). Johns became blind in the late 1950's.

He and his wife owned "Ash Lawn," Albemarle County, Virginia which had been the home of James Monroe and designed by Thomas Jefferson. Johns was founder of the Lee-Jackson Memorial, Inc., a foundation dedicated to preserving the memory of Robert E. Lee, Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson and the South's part in the Civil War; and a founder of the Virginia Trust for Historic Preservation, an organization whose main purpose was that of purchasing, restoring, and maintaining for the public, homes of renowned men specifically, the Lee-Fendall House in Alexandria, Virginia.

Johns, himself was a strong Democrat and corresponded with and publicly supported all of the prominent Virginia political figures of his time. He was a spirited supporter of the Virginia Military Institute as a member of the Board of Visitors, and as an honorary member of the Alumni Association; a charter member, and later trustee of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; and a member of the Virginia Chapter of the Society of the Cincinnati. He also received an honorary degree from the College of William and Mary in 1967.

From the guide to the Jay Johns Papers, 1918-1974., (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary)

Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson. West Point graduate, served in Mexican-American War; professor at Virginia Military Institute; commanded with great skill and success various units in the Army of Northern Virginia until mortally wounded at the Battle of Chancellorsville in 1863.

Laura Ann Jackson (Arnold). Beloved younger sister of Stonewall Jackson; corresponded frequently with her brother after he left home but their close relationship was destroyed during the Civil War when she remained an outspoken Unionist and became estranged from brother and other family members; married Jonathan Arnold in 1844 and divorced in 1870.

From the description of Thomas J. Jackson letter to his sister [manuscript], 1854 spring. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647986298



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Subjects:

  • Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862
  • Country musicians--Biography
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848
  • Country music--History
  • Sabbath legislation
  • Romney Campaign, 1861-1862
  • Generals--Archives
  • Cabinet officers
  • Postal service
  • Ash Lawn (Virginia : Estate)
  • Cedar Mountain, Battle of, Va., 1862
  • Conscientious objectors
  • Country musicians--Interviews
  • Mathematics teachers--Archives

Occupations:

  • Generals--Confederate States of America.
  • Army officers.
  • Engravings.

Places:

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  • Virginia (as recorded)
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  • Virginia (as recorded)
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  • Europe (as recorded)
  • Confederate States of America (as recorded)
  • Confederate States of America (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Veracruz (Veracruz, Mexico) (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
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  • United States (as recorded)
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