Thomas Jackson became known as Stonewall during the First Battle of Bull Run, or First Manassas, on July 21, 1861. Brigadier General Barnard Bee angrily commented on Jackson's failure to promptly come relieve his troops by comparing him to a stone wall.
STONEWALL JACKSON his nickname was Stonewall Jackson
T.J. Jackson of Virginia.
Stonewall was his nickname.
Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson (January 21, 1824 - May 10, 1863) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War,Stonewall was Stonewall Jackson nickname.
General Thomas Jonathon Jackson.
'Stonewall' was a nickname given to Thomas Stonewall Jackson.
Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, is commonly known as Stonewall Jackson.
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.
During battle of bull run is when Jackson assumed his nickname the name was thought of by General Bernard E. Bee when he stated " There is Jackson standing like a stonewall"
General Thomas Jackson had many nicknames but perhaps the most famous nickname was Stonewall Jackson. Another nickname of his was Old Blue Light.
Battle Of Bull Run
Thomas Jonathan Jackson
Thomas Jackson was called "Stonewall" Jackson.
It was not Andrew Jackson who's name was Stonewall, but it is Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, the Confederate general in the American Civil War. He is called Stonewall because he organized the combat unit, the "Stonewall Brigade." And, he stood strong as a stonewall.
No. "Stonewall" Jackson was Thomas Jonathan Jackson-- Stonewall was a 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 war in 1863, ironically as a result of "friendly fire."
Brigadier General Bernard Elliott Bee, Jr.
Stonewall Jackson was best known for his bravery in battle. His nickname "Stonewall Jackson" actually came from what he was best known for. He got that nickname from being so calm in battle, and standing like a "stonewall".
he earned his nickname at Bull Run
His actual name was Thomas Jackson. "Stonewall" was the nickname given to him after he remained in command at the Battle of First Bull Rull.
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"Stonewall" Jackson's given name was Thomas Jonathan Jackson -- "Stonewall" was a nickname he received during the Civil War as a Major general in the Confederate army. No modern celebrity named Jackson is directly descended from Stonewall Jackson, as his only surviving child was a daughter born in 1862.
General Jackson earned the nickname of "Stonewall" from Southern General Bee who referred to Jackson's standing like a "stonewall" in the first Battle of Bull Run which saw the Confederates rout the Union forces. It was in July 21, 1861.