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First Battle of Bull Run Facts and Trivia

Also known as: First Manassas Date: July 21st, 1861 Location: Fairfax and Prince William Counties, Virginia Approximate troop strength: Union 28,450; Confederate 32,230 Commanders: Brigadier General Irvin McDowell (Union); Brigadier Generals Pierre Beauregard and...

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The Wounding and Death of General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson

On the evening of May 1st, 1863, Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson met to discuss strategy at the intersection of the Plank Road and Furnace Road west of Fredericksburg, Virginia....

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Stonewall Jackson’s Way

Probably the most famous poem about Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson is “Stonewall Jackson’s Way,” a poem that was set to music. The authorship of the poem is generally attributed to John Williamson Palmer, a doctor...