Today in History: Stonewall Jackson

Stonewall Jackson's last words
Today in History–January 21–the Library of Congress features Confederate general Stonewall Jackson, born on this date in 1824. An orphan, Thomas Jonathan Jackson devoted his life to the military as a soldier, teacher, and leader. Learn more about this man known for standing his ground by visiting the Today in History section, then click the links below to access more resources about Stonewall Jackson and the Civil War.

Stonewall Jackson Was Born from America’s Library

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