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Thomas Jonathan Jackson

Confederate General Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, who was born in western Virginia and raised at Jackson's Mill in Lewis County, died of wounds received in the Battle of Chancellorsville on May 10, 1863.

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Contemporary Newspaper Articles on the Death, Funeral and Burial of Stonewall Jackson
"Old Account Describes In Detail Death of Gen. Stonewall Jackson"
Sketch on the Life of Stonewall Jackson
Letter, Thomas J. Jackson to J. M. Bennett, 25 February 1862
Siege of Harpers Ferry
Sources on Stonewall Jackson

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