Essays Tagged: "Stonewall Jackson"

Mr. Lincoln's "Coffe Mill"

ets. This solution was figured out by the Confederates under James Longstreet, who gave the idea to Stonewall Jackson. Soon Lee's army was using the idea of trenches as well.Trench life was miserable. ...

(9 pages) 47 0 3.5 May/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A report for Confederate general "StoneWall" Jackson

Jackson, Stonewall (1824-1863)considered by military authorities an outstanding leader, a skilled tactician, ... d within months was given the rank of brigadier general. While commanding his troops, the so-called Stonewall Brigade, during a campaign in the Shenandoah Valley in the spring of 1862, Jackson execute ...

(1 pages) 39 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Goognight, Nobody" by Michale Night.

, a downed power line, a dead neighbor, some miscommunication and night vision goggles. In "Killing Stonewall Jackson," Confederate soldiers contemplate the man who sent them to the battle. From India ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

General Jackson.

born on November 23, 1858. She was named Julia. Anna described Jackson as gentle and playfulGeneral Stonewall Jackson believed that the left side of his body was out of balance, he often walked, and r ... hese newspapers with their trumpery praise make me ashamed.The very popular and well-known nickname Stonewall came early in the civil War at the very first Battle of Manassas. After making a flanking ...

(7 pages) 58 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Random Facts about the Civil War.

Bull Run Generals (Won by Confederates)Union- RickettsConfederate-Stonewall JacksonGettysburg Generals (Won by Union)Union- Meade, ReynoldsConfederate- Robert E. Lee, ...

(4 pages) 54 4 2.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Robert E. Lee

he South was outnumbered 57,000 to 97,000. However, in a risky move, Lee splits up his army and has Stonewall Jackson attacks General Joseph Hooker. The plan was a huge risk but it paid off very well, ... ver, it was a bittersweet victory for the South; they lost Lee's favorite and most trusted General, Stonewall Jackson. Lee said that he "has lost his right hand man" (The Official Records).Gettysburg ...

(4 pages) 65 2 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Gods and Generals

arthritic wife, and a pretty pitiful piece of land. Jackson is continuing to teach at VMI. Though "Stonewall" Jackson understands the lessons perfectly, he has trouble getting his students to underst ... nds up as the General of the Confederate army. He leads them to a valiant fight against the North. "Stonewall" Jackson becomes a Major and leads the "Stonewall" Brigade. He is the emotional center of ...

(3 pages) 41 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Biography of the great Confederate General Stonewall Jackson.

Stonewall JacksonWho is the first known American victim of friendly fire? Perhaps some of you are th ... ier general in 1861. In the first battle of Bull Run General Bernard Bee dubbed him and his brigade Stonewall for holding back Union forces. At the time this could have been a complaint because Jackso ... its nickname become its official designation. His reputation gained him promotion to Major General. Stonewall Jackson had many victories under his belt the most renowned helping to defeat General McCl ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Quick facts on Stonewall Jackson- Confederate General.

Stonewall JacksonOne of the first American victims of friendly fire.At Chancellorsville on May 2, 18 ... of the Civil War.In the first battle of Bull Run General Bernard Bee dubbed Jackson and his brigade Stonewall for holding back Union forces.Stonewall was the only Confederate brigade (1st Brigade) to ... nd legacyA. At Chancellorsville on May 2, 1863 Jackson was accidentally shot by his own men.Stonewall Jackson is buried in Lexington Virginia.

(1 pages) 21 1 3.6 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Belle Boyd: Confederate Woman Spy

rom her father's hotel in Front Royal, providing valuable information to Generals Turnery Ashby and Stonewall Jackson during the spring 1862 campaign in the Valley. The latter general then made her ca ... al to the young girl who, waving her sunbonnet in the midst of flying bullets, carried a message to Stonewall Jackson through the Union lines (A Spy, Belle Boyd, Joins the Heroines 11). Time af ...

(6 pages) 60 1 4.9 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The life of General "Stonewall" Jackson

Stonewall Jackson served on the VMI Faculty as Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy & ... Instructor of Artillery from August 1851 until the beginning of the Civil War in April 1861. Thomas Stonewall Jackson was one of the strangest generals in the service of the Military. He was a religio ... he felt himself obliged to none other than himself and God. Over the years, the personal of Stonewall Jackson has attained almost mythical proportions. In life, he was almost impossible to kno ...

(1 pages) 21 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Leading With Lee

Army of Northern Virginia, thought it was better sooner before he lost another great soldier like "Stonewall Jackson", who was lost at the Battle of Chancellorsville. Also, the march northward would ... llowed up the victory, a momentous battle could have been won. Lee thought that Ewell was not up to Stonewall Jackson in planning but then again nobody else was either. At the end of the first day, th ...

(17 pages) 48 2 4.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Thomas jonathan jackson (stonewall)

the first commanding 1st brigade, army of the Shenandoah. During the fight he earned his nick-name "stonewall". During the Mexican war he also earned "Tom fool Jackson" and "old blue light" as nick-na ... s, during the fight at 1st bull runThe team and it commander were so different that they were call "Stonewall" by generalBarnard Bee. That fall Jackson was given command of the valley with a promotion ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Battles of the Civil War

ts soil Marylanders would stand on the side of the Confederacy.Principal CommandersThomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson (1824-1863) Confederate ArmyStonewall Jackson was born and raised in Clarksburg, ... ctics. The North respected him as a dynamic and charismatic leader. Jackson was given the nickname "Stonewall" during the Battle of First Bull Run. He gained fame during his time spent in the Shenando ...

(11 pages) 65 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson

take command at Harper's Ferry, where he organized the troops that would soon comprise the famous "Stonewall Brigade." Jackson was promoted to Brigadier General. At the Battle of Manassas, he acquire ... n was promoted to Brigadier General. At the Battle of Manassas, he acquired the legendary nickname, Stonewall. He got this nickname because he was standing so still. "In October of 1861, he was promot ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Civil War

union side such as Abraham Lincoln. However there were many heroes on the confederate side such as Stonewall Jackson. There were many causes of the civil war such as radicals and states rights. There ... pation Proclamation he helped the North win the war.A Confederate figure who was very important was Stonewall Jackson. He was a general during the battle of Bull Run. He unleashed a counter attack aga ...

(3 pages) 138 1 3.8 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The Civil War: Major Battles and Important People"

de, such as Abraham Lincoln. However, there was more than one hero on the confederate side, such as Stonewall Jackson. There were many causes of the civil war such as radicals and states rights. And t ...

(2 pages) 16 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Stonewall Jackson

Stonewall Jackson, born January 21, 1824 was one of the most famous confederate generals and one of ... 1857, he married Mary Anna Morrison.Jackson joined the Confederacy and soon made his reputation as Stonewall Jackson at the First Battle of Bull Run, also called Manassas. When his men were retreatin ... rs were firing at him. His troops saw him and one of them shouted "There is Jackson standing like a stonewall." Only then did his men have the courage to fight on and eventually win. In 1862, in the S ...

(2 pages) 751 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Robert E. Lee

s that contributed to Robert E. Lee's defeat at Gettysburg was the recent death of Thomas Jonathan (Stonewall) Jackson. As Jackson and his staff were returning to camp on May 2, they were mistaken for ... eatest of generals can make the greatest mistakes.Sourceshttp://www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/Stonewall_Jackson_Last_Words.htmhttp://www.bivouacbooks.com/bbv5i2s8.htmhttp://www.civilwarhistory.c ...

(3 pages) 8 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

US Civil War at Manassas Station~ Battle of Bullrun

as stalled. In order to break the deadlock, the Left Wing of the army under Major General Thomas J. Jackson around the right of the Union army was sent by Lee. Major General James Longstreet commanded ... e. Major General James Longstreet commanded the other wing of the Confederate. On August 25 at 3am, Jackson started his March. At 9am, the Union army came to know about Jackson's movement. On the othe ...

(9 pages) 0 0 0.0 Feb/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History