Did Stonewall Jackson really like lemons?
Very much so, he was also fond of peaches and believed that pepper in his food made his left leg ache.
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Stonewall Jackson was a leading Confederate general during theCivil War. He was loved by his staff and men and was a devout Christian,proven by the fact that he would report all of his victories bystarting with "By God's grace.." Another answer: Lieutenant-General Thomas Jonathan Jackson was …a corps commander inthe General Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. Another answer: Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was one of Confederate General Robert E.Lee's favorite Generals. Jackson proved himself to be an excellentgeneral. Stonewall Jackson was one of the leading generals for theConfederacy in the US Civil War. His nickname of Stonewall wasbased on his performance in the first Battle of Bull Run. Jacksondid in 1863 after the Battle of Chancellorsville by friendly fire. ( Full Answer )
I think you are looking for the Stone Mountain Commemorative Half Dollar which shows Generals Jackson and Lee on the reverse. Search eBay for that term or try any local coin dealer. If he doesn't have one, he should be able to find one at the next show he attends. Or go to one of the larger coin sho…ws yourself. ( Full Answer )
Simple answer is because he won, and victory wins you fame. Jackson was a great general, the best commander of confederate infantry of the war. He was one of those men who seem to naturally understand war, his campaigns demonstrate some of the core lessons of war. he once said "Once you get them ru…nning, you stay right on top of them, and that way a small force can defeat a large one every time." and he ment it, he demonstrated time and again in his Shanendoah campaign. His rag-tag army ran circles and defeated around three armies sent to stop him, each bigger than his own. ( Full Answer )
No. "Stonewall" Jackson was Thomas Jonathan Jackson-- Stonewall wasa nickname he gained while a Confederate general in the Civil War. President Andrew Jackson was born in 1767 and died in 1845. General Stonewall Jackson was born in 1824 and died during the warin 1863, ironically as a result of "frie…ndly fire." ( Full Answer )
Jackson turned the battle around at Bull Run (Manassas). The day was going against the Rebel Army. An officer road by Jackson saying this. Jackson said, "If you think so, Sir, don't say anything more about it". From that moment on, Jackson found the best available ground to take a stand. The Union… Army was then routed and sent panic stricken back to Washington. Why the Rebel Army did not take Washington (The Capital) following that route on that opening battle of the Civil War is a mystery. American Civil War, Confederate, Southern, Rebel, General Thomas J. "Stone wall" Jackson has been labeled by historians as a hypochondriac who rode into battle with one hand raised, Jackson said, "to keep the blood balanced". Just because he said he raised his hand above his head as he rode into battle to keep the blood balanced, does not mean he is a hypochondriac. Perhaps he said that because he didn't want people to know the truth of why he was doing it (i.e he did not want to cast his pearls before swine). He probably got asked that question over and over and was being facetious. ã I can guess with a pretty good degree of probability that because Jackson was a student of theology that the reason he raised his hand going into battle was no different than Moses raising his staff in the air as the Children of Israel fled for their lives from the approaching Armies of Egypt as they were crossing the parted Red Sea. As long as they could see Moses' staff raised, they took courage and pushed forward. Jackson surely did it to let his men know that God was with them and not to fear. Or perhaps Jackson did it for his own benefit, to keep up his own courage before God - for his men's sake. Jackson had his hand shot in doing so, but simply wrapped his hand and immediately held it back up. ( Full Answer )
There are so many versions of this story that it seems something is being covered up. We know that his patrol returned to camp in the evening, and the sentry could not tell whether their uniforms were blue or grey, especially as they were covered in dust. When the sentry challenged them, it seems …that one of the party answered in an unusual accent, which could have been a Northerner trying to sound like a Southerner. This had become a standard method for Northern patrols to get past enemy sentries, and a Confederate officer called Major Barry shouted "It's a d..n Yankee trick!" As for who fired the shot, we don't know. But there is also a persistent belief that Stonewall was deliberately assassinated. His subsequent position as one of the Confederate gods has tended to conceal that he was actually quite unpopular - eccentric in a way that was not attractive, and he had many enemies. In this, of course, he was no different from many Confederate generals, who often seemed to hate each other more than the enemy. Finally, we know that Major Barry felt guilty about his part in the incident, and died young of grief. ( Full Answer )
Because he was so strong and nobody could get passed him not to mintion nery bad wounds even death. Go south!
Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was a general who fought on the side of the Confederacy during the Civil War.
Because Jackson's troops were like a stone wall not many of the enemies lines could get through
General Stonewall Jackson first got his nickname in Manassas at a battle. General Bernard Bee yelled out "look at General Jackson standing like a stone wall!" The name stuck from there.
Thomas Jackson got his nickname Stonewall because he would neverlet his brigade retreat. He was a general during the Civil War. While after part of war Thomas was leaning against a stonewall and someone shouted 'Hey look it is Stone Wall Jackson'. And it got a ring to it and became his nickname. … He acquired his nick name 2 weeks later after the First battle ofBull Run (Battle of Manassas) The union were beating the confederates at first, later Thomas"Stonewall" Jackson told every to stand their ground. He stoodthere waiting then the confederates got a comeback which made themwin the First Battle of Bull Run. The reason he got the nickname is because he stood his ground whilethe Union were winning. ( Full Answer )
in the first battle of bull run he broke his finger. but after the battle of chancellorsville he was shot with friendly fire and had to have his arm amputated. He died 10 days later of nemonia due to the amputation.
Stonewall Jackson died on May 10, 1863 after the Battle of Chancellorsville when he was accidentally shot by a Confederate soldier. Jackson had to have his arm amputated at which time he caught pneumonia and died a few days later.
Jackson and his first wife, Elinor Junkin had a son in 1854 but he was stillborn. She would die also from complications from child birth.
Confederate General Thomas J. Jackson became Lee's right-hand man in the war. At Bull Run, a Confederate General rallied his troops by pointing at Jackson and saying: "There stands Jackson like a stone wall. Rally behind the Virginians!" . Thomas J. Jackson received the nickname "Stonewall" in the …First battle of Manassas. 1861. ( Full Answer )
He was given that nick name because in battle he was brave and didn't move from the position of where he was standing while being fired at.
Of course I can answer this question. i think that he did because his marriage was a tragedy. These questions always lead into other questions like who conducted the battle of bull run, and things like that and eventually what was the largest snake in the world's most recent and biggest meal. if sto…newall Jackson didn't get married he couldn't have children which leads into another question- did stonewall Jackson have kids? i think the Christians at that time believed in not having kids before you're married. Now they don't really do that, but they used to. and Mr. stonewall Jackson was a christian or are people just guessing t5hat? you should now be smart enough to look at a different answer if you haven already. peace. :) ( Full Answer )
"Convinced now that this neglect was wrong, he began to study the Bible and pursued his inquiries until he finally united (1851) with the Presbyterian church. His remarkable devoutness of habit and unwavering confidence in the truth of his faith contributed, it is conceded, very greatly to the full …development of his singular character, as well as to his marvelous success. " . http://www.sonsofthesouth.net . Jackson was a devout Christian ( Full Answer )
It was at the war's first pitched battle (Bull Run/Manassas), when a Confederate Brigadier called Barnard Bee was heard to shout "There is Jackson, standing like a stone wall!" There are two interpretations of this. Some say he was criticizing Jackson for not coming across to help. Others say he wa…s praising him, and went on to shout "Rally behind the Virginians!" As Bee was mortally wounded later in the day, nobody was able to ask him which he meant. But Jackson became 'Stonewall' from that day on, until his own mortal wounding at Chancellorsville two years later. ( Full Answer )
In 1853 Jackson married Elinor "Ellie" Junkin however she died from complications of childbirth in 1854. In 1857 he married Mary Anna Morrison from North Carolina. Jackson and his second wife remained married until his death in 1863. Jackson's only child from his first marriage was stillborn and his… first child (of two) from his second marriage died in infancy. Jackson's only surviving child, a daughter named Julia, died in her mid-20s however she did survive long enough to marry and have children. Through her, numerous descendents of the Civil War general are alive today. ( Full Answer )
Stonewall Jackson was a Virginian and his state had votedConfederate. At the time, he was an instructor at the VirginiaMilitary Institute.
Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson had three children. The first was by his first wife, Elinor and was a stillborn son. The second child was borne by his second wife, Mary Anna, and was a girl they named Mary in 1858. She died at one month old. The couple had another daughter, Julia, and she was born in 186…2 shortly before Stonewalls death. ( Full Answer )
At the Battle of First Manassas, General Bernard Bee, in order to rally his men, proclaimed, "Look! There's Jackson standing like a stonewall! Rally behind the Virginians!". Bee was later killed but the name stuck with Jackson to this day.
Thomas Jackson was a General in the Confederate Army , and probably second only to Robert E. Lee in skill as a military tactician. He was given the nickname Stonewall at the first battle of Manassas. He died after being mistakenly shot by one of his own sentries.
Because he stood like a stonewall in the Battle of Bull Run in front of the union bridge and forced them to retreat to the north.
At the Battle of Chancellorsville, when his party returned from a reconnaissance and the sentry was panicked into shooting them by a Confederate major who thought they were Union troops. Stonewall's left arm had to be amputated, causing Lee to utter the famous line "You have lost your left arm, and… I have lost my right arm." He was thought to be recovering, but had a relapse and died eight days after the incident. ( Full Answer )
Jackson was an extremely religious man. He was married to the daughter of a well known Presbyterian minister. Jackson taught for a dozen years or so at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington. While living in Lexington he taught a Sunday School class for black children. He hated to fight battle…s (or even march) on Sundays, but had to quite often. Jackson was also a stern taskmaster and a strict disciplinarian. He had little sympathy for his own soldiers who collapsed on the grueling marches he required of them, which caused them to be sometimes called "foot cavalry", because they covered about as much distance as men mounted on horses. Once an officer requested a furlough to visit his wife, who was about to die. Jackson refused him, asking if he loved his wife more than his country. He was a strange man in many ways. He loved to suck on lemons. He sometimes went around with one arm (usually the left) held overhead, as he thought this helped equalize the "humors" in his body (his troops, who thought him the embodiment of an Old Testament warrior, believed he was calling down the judgment of heaven on his foes). He could sleep anywhere, even with cannon roaring nearby (he was probably constantly exhausted). Once an officer expressed regret over having to kill a Yankee who had demonstrated great bravery. Jackson completely disagreed, saying that the brave ones should be killed as fast as possible. ( Full Answer )
I'm sure he was fine with it. I can't think of any quote where he said "Gee, I love my name" or anything like that. Jackson was an extremely religious man, and Thomas and Jonathan (his first and middle names) are both Biblical names. He always signed his real name, or initials, and did not go around… introducing himself as "Stonewall". The newspapers and his soldiers were very fond of the Stonewall name though. Jackson had other nicknames. For about ten years before the Civil War he was out of the army and teaching at The Virginia Military Institute. The students there called him "old Tom Fool Jackson", because they thought he was eccentric. Some of his soldiers called him "Old Jack". Others called him "old Blue Light" - Jackson had very vividly blue eyes, and there was a type of religious revivalists in America then who were called "blue lights". There was another General Jackson, Alfred, in the Confederate Army. His men called him "Mudwall". I cant imagine he was too happy about it. ( Full Answer )
He was shot by his own men. That is all that we can agree on. There are many alternative versions of the mortal wounding of Stonewall - a sure sign that someone has been covering something up. One version says that Stonewall and his party arrived back late in the evening, with their uniforms cover…ed in dust, and the sentry couldn't tell if these uniforms were grey or blue. So he challenged the party, and one of them apparently answered in what sounded like a fake Southern accent - greatly alarming the sentry, as the Confederates had been warned about Union impostors posing as Southerners. To be on the safe side, he shot them all down. But at least one eyewitness account describes an incident quite different from this. The possibility of deliberate assassination is also debated to this day. Like many Generals who die in battle, Stonewall has been immortalised, especially as he was known as Lee's 'right arm'. In fact, he was a highly eccentric man, and not in an attractive way. The Confederates were famous for their feuds. He certainly made enemies, and the assassination theory could be the right one. ( Full Answer )
He went to West Point and began very close to the bottom of his class, but by the time he graduated, he was second in his class. He got to this position by studying long and hard into the night. With some help from compassionate teachers, he upgraded. Later he became a teacher himself there, but he …was often called the worst teacher ever because of his mechanical, memorized lectures. ( Full Answer )
See related link below for photographs. Scroll down on the page for the second image, which is more flattering. He had dark brown hair and beard, and very blue eyes. Another of his nicknames was "Old Blue Light", a reference to his eyes and his deeply religious nature. There was a type of Presbyteri…ans called "blue lights" in that time. ( Full Answer )
It is not known whether he was assassinated - but there are so many versions of the story that it looks as though something is being concealed. He and his party rode back to camp in the evening, with their uniforms covered in dust, and the sentry could not tell if these uniforms were blue or grey…. The sentry challenged them, but he was nervous and shot all them out of hand before they had all answered up. One issue is that Northern patrols had learned to answer Confederate sentries in a Southern accent, and this had cost a few lives, so the sentries were sensitive to this tactic. It seems that either the sentry or a certain Confederate officer called Major Barry believed that one of the party had answered up in a fake Southern accent. Major Barry is known to have shouted "It's a d**n Yankee trick". (Later he blamed himself for the death of Stonewall, and died young of a broken heart.) However, it has also been persistently rumoured that Stonewall's body was found with a note attached to it, alleging that he was assassinated. Some believe the note was written by the assassin, some believe it was written by Stonewall himself. ( Full Answer )
Stonewall Jackson was extremely religious, and married the daughterof a Presbyterian minister, Mary Anna Morrison. They had onedaughter, Julia. The only time Jackson ever saw his child was inthe week after he had been wounded, before he died. Julia grew up,married, and had children, but died at age …26 of typhoid fever. ( Full Answer )
Stonewall Jackson was married twice. His first , Elinor Junkin died in child birth, and the baby was stillborn. His second wife, Mary Anna Morrison bore him a daughter, Julia, in 1862 shortly before his death.
Well, the outstanding and legendary country singer Stonewall Jackson is alive and well my friends. Today is his 80th birthday and I talked to him on the phone just this morning. If you want to hear some great traditional country music google his CD's and you won't be dissapointed. Also he has a new …gospel song that's hitting the top of the gospel charts. He's alive and still has a great voice! ( Full Answer )
because a yankee general looking over the horizon saw Jackson and remarked" there stands jackson like a stone wall
He sucked lemons. He was a teacher at west point and he was terrible, so when he joined the cond= Confederacy and was so successful, people were surprised.
A good clairvoyant to tell us whether he was shot by accident or deliberately assassinated.
It all depends on which wife you are talking about. He was married twice. The first wife was named Eleanor (Ellie). She and her child died in the child birth. (The child was stillborn.) The second wife was named Mary Anna Morrison Jackson. She gave birth to a child right around Christmas 1862. The b…aby's name was Julia. ( Full Answer )
I'm pretty sure it was because the soldiers under his command said he was as tough as a "stonewall" and it just stuck. I'm not sure, though. Look it up on Google; you can find anything, on that thing! Good Luck!
At the First Battle of Bull Run, when a Confederate Brigadier called Barnard Bee shouted "There is Jackson standing like a stone wall!" It is not clear whether he was praising Jackson for his fortitude or criticising him for not coming across to help Bee's own brigade. Posterity has preferred the …first version, where he follows his cry with "Rally behind the Virginians!" As Bee was mortally wounded later that day, it has never been possible to establish the truth. ( Full Answer )
Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson was shot by his own men at Chancellorsville, by his own men. His arm was amputated, but he died of pneumonia seven days after he was shot.
"Stonewall" Jackson was a Confederate Civil War general. Andrew Jackson was a President of the USA and is on the 20 dollar bill.
A Confederate Brigadier shouted "There is Jackson standing like a stone wall!" We will never know whether he was praising Jackson for standing fast, or criticizing him for not coming across to help, as the Birgadier was mortally wounded later the same day.
When he died, the South lost an amazing leader. Thus, causing a weakness and possibly caused the North to win.
Yes. Stonewall Jackson was one of the greater generals of the war and fought for the Confederates or the South.
Jackson's first wife was Elinor "Ellie" Junkin, whose father was the President of Washington College (today Washington and Lee University) in Lexington, Virginia. They married in 1853 while Jackson was teaching at the other college in Lexington, the Virginia Military Institute. On October 22, 1854 E…llie gave birth to a stillborn son, and one hour later hemorrhaged and died. In 1857 Jackson married again, to the daughter of a prominent Presbyterian clergyman of Charlotte, North Carolina, Mary Anna Morrison (Jackson was an extremely devout member of the Presbyterian Church). Mary Anna's sister Isabella was married to Daniel Harvey Hill, who also became a Confederate three star Lieutenant General. Jackson's wife came and spent the winter of 1863-63 with her husband while the army was in winter quarters, and Jackson had his headquarters in a small shed on the grounds of an estate called Moss Neck, the shed having been the "man cave" of the estate's owner, who was himself in the army. Jackson and his second wife had a daughter, Mary Graham, in April 1858, who died at less than a month. They had another daughter born in 1862, named Julia Laura, named for her father's mother and sister, who was six months old when her father died, after being accidentally shot by his own men 150 years ago today. Julia lived to grow up, and was widely thought of as the daughter of the Confederacy in the south. Julia married William Edmund Christian and had two children, but died of typhoid at age 27, in 1889. Mary Anna Jackson outlived her husband by fifty-two years, and died in 1915 at age 83. She wore mourning clothes the rest of her life, never remarried, and published two books about her husband. In 1907 the state of North Carolina tried to offer her a pension, and though she greatly needed the money, she let it be known that she preferred the money go to needy Confederate veterans. ( Full Answer )
Clarksburg, Virginia, at that time. The town is now in the state of West Virginia.
Jackson was born and raised in Virginia, in a part of the statethat became West Virginia in 1863, when the western part ofVirginia seceded from Virginia to become West Virginia.
From History.com: Jackson served only briefly as a colonel before receiving apromotion to brigadier general under General Joseph E. Johnston (1807-91). Jackson earned his nickname atthe First Battle of Bull Run (also known as Manassas) in July 1861when he rushed his troops forward to close a gap… in the lineagainst a determined Union attack. Upon observing Jackson, one ofhis fellow generals reportedly said, "Look, men, there is Jacksonstanding like a stone wall!"-a comment that spawned Jackson'snickname. Jackson was commissioned a major general in October 1861. He served under General Robert E. Lee (1807-70) for much of theCivil War. Jackson was a decisive factor in many significantbattles until his mortal wounding by friendly fire at the age of 39during the Battle of Chancellorsville in May 1863. ( Full Answer )