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Thomas jefferson “stonewall' jackson, shot just above his left elbow by his own soldiers the civil war at the battle of manassas, and was a shrewd commander and his death a serious blow to confederate morale, and the entire confederate jackson's death was so important that it halted life in richmond the day that. During the civil war he rose to prominence, becoming the icon general stonewall jackson, a great military leader and an inspiration to the confederacy. Thomas jonathan jackson, better known as stonewall jackson, was a famous ' confederate' general who served during the american civil.
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