Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson
Bringing up the rear of the sculpted group is "Stonewall" Jackson, the hero of the Valley
campaign who died as a result of accidental gunfire from his own troops after the Battle of
Chancellorsville. Jackson, because of his great successes and subsequent death in the field, was
probably the most admired and worshipped of the Confederate generals behind Robert E. Lee.
His great successes in the Valley, Fredericksburg, and Second Mannassas in the face of what
seemed to be insurmountable odds gave the general a reputation as a master strategist and
motivator of men.
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