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Jan 20, 1824

Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson was born in Clarksburg

1842

Stonewall Jackson entered West Point

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1851

Stonewall Jackson left the army to teach at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington

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Jul 21, 1861

Stonewall Jackson received the nickname Stonewall at the Battle of First Manassas

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1861

Stonewall Jackson sided with Virginia in secession

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1862

Stonewall Jackson led a successful campaign in the Shenandoah Valley

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May 10, 1863

Stonewall Jackson died of complications of pneumonia after a battle wound at Chancellorsville


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