Thomas Jackson: A “Stonewall” (Born January 21, 1824)

“…the General is a great man for praying night and morning; all times; but when I see him get up in the night and go off to pray, then I know there is going to be an important battle; and I go right straight and pack his haversack, for I know he will call for it in the morning” – Jim Lewis

“Reserve your fire until they come within fifty yards; and then fire and give them the bayonet; and when you charge, yell like furies.” -Thomas Jackson

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