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Stonewall Jackson Quick Facts

Name Meaning Thomas is of Aramaic origin, meaning “twin” Vital Stats Birthday:  January 21, 1824 Birth Name: Thomas Jonathan Jackson Birthplace:  Clarksburg, Virginia (now West Virginia) Date of Death:  May 10, 1863 Cause:  Pneumonia contracted...

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April 1861: The Civil War Begins

April 1861 in the Civil War On April 5th 1861, Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles ordered a Naval expedition to proceed to Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor for the purpose of resupplying the...