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Thomas Stonewall Jackson

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Birthday
21, 1824
Birthplace
Clarksburg, WV
Death Date
May 10, 1863 (39)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
21, 1824
Birthplace
Clarksburg, WV
Death Date
May 10, 1863 (39)

About

Civil War Confederate commander who fought alongside Robert E. Lee and became an icon of heroic action and tactical fighting after his death.

Before Fame

He spent his early years working at his uncle's grist mill.

Trivia

He received his famous nickname, "Stonewall," during the First Battle of Bull Run.

Family Life

He was the son of Julia Beckwith and Jonathan Jackson.

Associated With

He and James Longstreet were both Confederate commanders.