Stonewall Jackson: Confederate General

Stonewall Jackson: Confederate General

by Martha S. Hewson
     
 

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The early life of Thomas J. Jackson contained few hints that he might become a great leader and earn a nickname like "Stonewall" for standing firm in the middle of an important battle. A shy child, he received little formal education until a lucky break allowed him to attend the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. After graduating from West Point, he fought bravely…  See more details below

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The early life of Thomas J. Jackson contained few hints that he might become a great leader and earn a nickname like "Stonewall" for standing firm in the middle of an important battle. A shy child, he received little formal education until a lucky break allowed him to attend the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. After graduating from West Point, he fought bravely in the war with Mexico. Later he became a professor at the Virginia Military Institute. When the Civil War broke out, he thought it was his duty to serve his home state of Virginia. Read about how Stonewall Jackson led his troops into combat. Learn more about this gifted leader who always set an example for his men.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791060025
Publisher:
Chelsea House Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
Famous Figures of the Civil War Era Series
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.53(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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