General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson CSA (1824-1863)

Date:
C. 1860s

Robert E. Lee could not have selected a more qualified officer than Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson to command the Southern attack on Harpers Ferry in September 1862. Jackson knew Harpers Ferry well. He started his career in the Confederate army there when the Civil War began. During his tenure as the commanding officer at Harpers Ferry in 1861, Jackson became intimately familiar with the unique landscape. During the attack on Harpers Ferry in 1862, he combined his knowledge of the local terrain with his skill as a former professor of artillery tactics. Read more »

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.5.0034
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Voices Of The Civil War

Date:
1997
Publisher/Studio:
Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Books
Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

I Rode With Stonewall, The War Experiences of the Youngest Member of Jackson's Staff

Date:
1968
Creator:
Douglas, Henry Kyd
Publisher/Studio:
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press

A classic account by the youngest member of Jackson's staff of his years with the Army of Northern Virginia.

Description (physical):

hardcover, 6" x 9", 401 p. with index and photo of author

Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Whatever You Resolve To Be: Essays On Stonewall Jackson

Date:
2005
Creator:
Greene, A. Wilson
Publisher/Studio:
Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press

With a preface by Robert K. Krick. Updating the original essays to account for more recent scholarship on the life of Stonewall Jackson.

Description (physical):

Softbound, 6" x 9", 186 p.

Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Carte-de-visite

Image of lithograph of General John C. Fremont who was a candidate for President in 1856 and performed poorly against Jackson's Shenandoah Campaign in 1862.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.001.0569
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier