“The submarine USS Stonewall Jackson, one of the most famous Confederate generals in the War Between the States, is named for Lieutenant General Thomas Jonathan “Stonewall” Jackson.” Stonewall Jackson made great contributions to the early success of the Confederate Army at the First and Second Battles of Manassas, the Battle at Antietam and the Battle of Chancellorsville. The Confederate Army had many disadvantages in the war against the Union. It had far fewer people, fewer
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be a strong leader.
Stonewall is remembered today for his earnestness of purpose, determination to do right as he saw it, and without a doubt for his military genius that lead the South to many victories. Without the brave leadership of Jackson it is doubtful that the South would have ever gotten as far as they did. No leader in the American Civil War was more skilled and courageous than General Thomas Jonathan “Stonewall” Jackson.