Civil War Era CDV GENERAL STONEWALL JACKSON C.S.A.

We offer for sale CSA General Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson CDV 2 ½ X 4 Inches with - Stonewall Jackson C. S. A . on the front, and no writing on the back.. We purchased this one and others currently listed on E-bay a few years ago; they were from an Early Family Album, and we are now ready to let them go. We guarantee the authenticity of these CDVs. If you have any questions please e-mail us; we always answer all questions.

An eccentric by any definition, Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson went from Virginia Military Institute professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy, to master technician of the battlefield...in the blink of an eye. Jackson rallied his troops to victory at the First battle of Manassas in July of 1861, earning him his nickname, "Stonewall". A fearless fighter with endless imagination, he was the main thorn in the Union's side, right up until his tragic death in May of 1863, when accidentally wounded from friendly fire upon returning from a nighttime reconnoitering mission around Chancellorsville . When Robert E Lee heard Jackson 's arm had to be amputated as a result of the wound, he said; "He has lost his left arm, but I have lost my right." Stonewall died 10 days later of pneumonia at Guinea Station. He is buried in the old cemetery at his home in Lexington , Virginia , with many of his
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