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Name Jackson, Thomas Jonathan (Stonewall)
Other Names Stonewall Jackson
Born 1/21/1824
Birthplace Clarksburg, (West) Virginia
Father Jonathan Jackson
Mother Julia Beckwith Neale Jackson
Spouse (1) Elinor Junkin Jackson, (2) Mary Anna Morrison Jackson
Children (1) boy (unnamed; stillborn)
(2) Mary Graham Jackson (died in infancy)
(3) Julia Jackson Christian

Associated Records

Letter - 1916.013.00003

Major General Thomas J. Jackson to Major General Daniel H. Hill, September 26, 1862 Physical Appearance: September 26, 1862 - Thomas Jonathan Jackson at Head Quarters Valley District, to Major General Daniel Harvey Hill - Asks Hill to investigate distribution of transportation and to correct past transportation woes. Signed, "T. J. Jackson" Major General. [Fragment section of a sheet of paper. Written on the back of another document, this looks as if it is an endorsement.]

Letter - 1919.038

Major General Thomas J. Jackson to Major Thomas G. Rhett, December 24, 1861 Physical Appearance: December 24, 1861 - T[homas] J[onathan] Jackson at Head Quarters, Valley District, Winchester, [Virginia], to Maj[or] Thomas G. Rhett, H[ea]d Q[uarte]rs, Dep[artmen]t of N[orthern] V[irgini]a - Concerns enemy reinforcements and Jackson's plan to move on those forces. Signed, "T. J. Jackson" Maj[or] Gen[era]l, Com[man]d[in]g Valley District. [See "Official Records," V, pp. 1004-1005] >>>Endorsement at bottom of page 4: [n. d.] - "To be returned" Signed, "J. E. J."

Typescript - 1919.039

Remarks of William A. Anderson on the Occasion of the Presentation of the Sword of Stonewall Jackson to the Confederate Memorial Literary Society, as Custodian, thereof for Virginia, at Richmond, Virginia, on the 11th of October, 1919 Physical Appearance: October 11, 1919 - Typescript of address made by William A. Anderson, at the ceremony for the presentation of Lieutenant General Thomas J. Jackson's sword to the Confederate Memorial Literary Society. Gives a biographical sketch of Jackson's life. 17 pp. Signed, "William A. Anderson, October 1919" at the bottom of page 17.

Image of Telegram - 1921.044

Telegram - 1921.044

James P. Smith to Mrs. Elizabeth H. Brown, May 10, 1863 Physical Appearance: May 10, 1863 - [Header] The Southern Telegraph Companies - Telegram from Ja[me]s P[ower] Smith a Guinea's Depot, V[irgini]a, to Mrs. E[lizabeth] H. Brown, Cor[ner] Main & 5th St[reet]s, Richmond, V[irgini]a - Informs her of the General's [Thomas J. Jackson] death at 3:15 that afternoon. Advises that Mrs. [Anna] J[ackson] will arrive at her house tomorrow evening. (Signed) Jas. P. Smith. 1 page.

Letter - 1921.050

1st Lieutenant Alex S. Johnson to Captain John F. Tompkins, February 5, 1863 Physical Appearance: February 5, 1863 - A[lex] S. Johnson at Camp Gregg, to Capt[ain] John F. Tompkins - Requests a 15-day leave of absence to go to Henrico County, Virginia, to attend to personal business. Signed, "A. S. Johnson," 1st L[ieutenan]t, Co[mpany] A, 22nd V[irgini]a Batt[alio]n. 1 page. Document is in 5 pieces, having separated along fold lines. A typed label is glued to the bottom of the request and reads, "This Furlough is the property of Boydton Chapter, No. 157, Daughters of the Confederacy." <<<On reverse>>> Endorsements: 1) [February 5, 1863] - [Camp Gregg] - Approved & forwarded. Signed, "

Letter - 1922.088

Major General Thomas J. Jackson to Major John A. Harman, January 21, 1862 Physical Appearance: January 21, 1862 - T[homas] J[onathan] Jackson at Romney, [Virginia], to Major [John Alexander Harman] - Acknowledges receipt of Harman's letter dated January 19th and is gratified to hear of his improving health. Warns him not to return to his post too soon. Advises that Harman's brother, [Lieutenant] Col[onel] M[ichael] G[arber] Harman "has proved himself equal to the emergency." Signed, "T. J. Jackson" 2 pp. <<<On reverse>> Marks: "J-516" in upper left corner.

ORDERS, MILITARY - 1925.072.00004

Charges & Specifications Preferred By Major General Thomas J. Jackson , Provisional Army of the Confederate States Against Brigadier General Richard B. Garnett, Provisional Army of the Confederate States Physical Appearance: [ca. March 1862] - A set of charges and specifications made against Brigadier General Richard Brooke Garnett by Major General Thomas Jonathan Jackson, regarding Garnett's actions during the battle at Kernstown, "on or about March 23, 1862." Consists of 1 charge with 7 specifications. (Signed) T. J. Jackson, Maj[or] Gen[era]l, P. A. C. S. Witnesses: Major F. B. Jones, 2nd Virginia Infantry; 1st Lieutenant A. S. Pendleton, ADC; Major General T. J. Jackson, P. A. C. S

REPORT - 1925.072.00010

Brigadier General Richard B. Garnett: Report on the Battle at Kernstown, March 30, 1862 Physical Appearance: 1925.072.00010. Original Copy: March 30, 1862 - Head Quarters, 1st Brigade, Camp Buchanan, near Mount Jackson, V[irgini]a - Unsigned draft report made by Brigadier General Richard B. Garnett concerning his brigade's part in the Battle at Kernstown on March 23, 1862. Marks: "G-/385, B" at top of page [1]. "No. 5 Kernstown - Ri...[illegible]" on left margin page [5]. 5 Sheets. A photocopy of the report is available. 10 pp on 5 sheets.

REPORT - 1925.072.00011

Brigadier General Richard B. Garnett: Original and Copy of Report on the Battle at Kernstown, March 30, 1862 Physical Appearance: 1925.072.00011. March 30, 1862 - Head Quarters, 1st Brigade, Camp Buchanan, near Mount Jackson, V[irgini]a - Incomplete report made by Brigadier General Richard B. Garnett concerning his brigade's part in the Battle at Kernstown on March 23, 1862. 4 pp on total of 1 sheet. Marks: "G-385" at top of page [1]. "Kearneston Report" in top margin of page [1]. A photocopy of the report is available.

Letter - 1925.072.00012

Letter from Richard B. Garnett to Hon. R. M. T. Hunter, April 1862 Physical Appearance: April [-], 1862 - R[ichard] B[rooke] Garnett at Harrisonburg, V[irgini]a, to "My dear Sir" [Hon. R. M. T. Hunter, Richmond, Virginia] - Acknowledges receipt of his letter dated April 10 and thanks him for an offer of assistance. Encloses a copy of his report on Kernstown and the charges & specification made by Jackson against him. Responds to Hunter's questions regarding the charges. In a postscript, requests Hunter to obtain a copy of Jackson's written complaint against him sent to the War Department. Signed "R. B. Garnett" 4 pp on 1 sheet. Marks: "G-385 D" at top of page [1]. A photocopy of th

Testimony - 1925.072.00020

Volunteer Aid Elliott Johnston 's Statement Regarding Specifications Against Brigadier General Richard B. Garnett, July 25, 1862 Physical Appearance: July 25, 1862 - Rich[mon]d, [Virginia] - Written statement by Elliott Johnston, Volunteer Aid to Brigadier General R[ichard] B[rooke] Garnett during the Battle of Kernstown, March 23, 1862. Comments on each of the specifications of the charge. Signed "Elliott Johnston" 3 legal-size pp. Marks: "G-386 H" at upper left corner of page [1]. <<On reverse>> "Elliot Johnsont answer to charge and specification against Gen. Garnett." A photocopy of the statement is also available.

Letter - 1925.072.00021

Letter and Statement from John Echols to Brigadier General Richard B. Garnett, July 30, 1862 Physical Appearance: July 30, 1862 - Letter from John Echols, in Richmond, [Virginia], to [Brigadier] Gen[era]l R[ichard] B[rooke] Garnett - Gives his statement of events at Kernstown on March 23. Signed "Jno. Echols" 1 page. Marks: "G 386 K" at upper left corner. >> Below: August 1, 1862 - Bedford County, Virginia} Attests that John Echols appeared before him this day and wrote the statement. Signed "R. D. Buford" Clerk of Circuit Court.

Testimony - 1925.072.00023a-c

Major General Thomas J. Jackson's Testimony Against Brigadier General Richard B. Garnett, August 6, 1862 Physical Appearance: 1925.072.00023a. August 6, 1862 - Testimony of Major General Thomas Jonathan Jackson in the Court-martial of Brigadier General Richard Brooke Garnett, taken place at Major General Richard S. Ewell's Headquarters, Liberty Mills, Virginia. Testimony in regards to a charge of neglect of duty and seven specifications brought by Jackson against Garnett, resulting from the Battle of Kernstown, March 23, 1862. 23 pp. <<On reverse>> Marks: "G-388" A photocopy is also available. 8 total sheets. 1925.072.00023b. List of names who were either witnesses in battle or w

Testimonial - 1925.072.00028a-e

Physical Appearance: Postwar testimonials and poem sent to family of Brigadier General Richard B. Garnett. Also includes brief biographical information: 1925.072.00028a. April 14, 1881 - Note from Tho[ma]s H. Williamson at Lexington, V[irgini]a - Makes a brief statement regarding battle at Kernstown/McDowell. States that Col[onel Andrew] Jack[son]Grigsby told Gen[era]l [Thomas J.] Jackson that the Stonewall Brigade could not have stood any longer. Signed "Thos. H. Williamson" Acting Chief Engineer. 1 page. Marks: "G-389, 5" at upper left corner. "Copy" written in top margin. 1925.072.00028b. February 25, [n. y.] - Letter from E. Berkeley at Haymarket, [Virginia] to Mrs. [John B.

Typescript - 1927.063

Account of the Battle of Chancellorsville, January 13, 1904 Physical Appearance: January 13, 1904 - Copy, Typescript letter from M[urray] F. Taylor at San Simeon, Cal[ifornia], to "The Confederate Veteran," [Nashville, Tennessee] - In response to a statement by Capt[ain] W. F. Randolph in the December 1903 issue of the magazine, [Captain] Taylor gives his account of the Battle of Chancellorsville and the wounding of Major General A. P. Hill and Lieutenant General Thomas J. Jackson. (Signed) M. F. Taylor.

Photocopy - 1930.048

James Power Smith to Edward T. Stuart, April 27, 1905 Physical Appearance: [April 27, 1905] - Photocopy of letter [Heading on stationery] Editorial Rooms of "The Central Presbyterian," 920 East Main Street, Richmond, V[irgini]a - James P[ower] Smith, to [Edward T.] Stuart - Discusses the controversy over the geographic location where Lieutenant General Thomas J. Jackson was wounded. <Signed> James P. Smith.

Letter - 1933.080a

"J. E. B. Stuart to Maj. Gen. T[homas] J. Jackson, July 19, 1862 Physical Appearance: The letter (autographed, signed) is from Stuart to Maj. Gen. Thomas J. Jackson, dated July 19, 1862. Stuart recommends the scouting services of John S. Mosby. (See "Official Records," LI, pt. 2, 594; "Letters of J. E. B. Stuart," 258.) Original letter from Gen. J.E.B. Stuart to Maj. Gen. T.J. Jackson, dated HdQrts Cav. Brigade 1862 July 19 - saying that John S. Mosby late 1st Lt. 1st Va. Cavalry, was to scout around the enemy - that he is reliable etc. and will possibly bring information. Some that will give proof of additional value.

Envelope - 1933.080b

Envelope associated with letter from J. E. B. Stuart to Maj. Gen. T[homas] J. Jackson, July 19, 1862 Physical Appearance: "This paper was found in the / haversack of [?] Mosby, [the?] / prisoner sent to-day. June 21 '62. [initialed]" AND "Hd Qrs Cav. Brigade / Atlee's Station / Official" AND "MAjor Gen. T.J. Jackson / Comdg Army of the / Valley"

Letter - 1934.080

Lieutenant General Thomas J. Jackson to Brigadier General William E. Jones, November 20, 1862 Physical Appearance: November 20, 1862 - T[homas] J[onathan] Jackson at Winchester, [Virginia] to Brig[adier] Gen[era]l W[illiam] E. Jones - Acknowledges receipt of Capt[ain] Gibson's dispatch. Advises Jones of his intended movements out of the Valley and Jones' responsibilities in this regard. Signed, "T. J. Jackson," L[ieutenan]t Gen[era]l.

Clipping, Newspaper - 1934.083

Stonewall Jackson Font Restored at St. John's Church in Fort Hamilton after Half Century in Discard Physical Appearance: October 22, 1934 - Clipping from "Brooklyn Times" [NY] - Article, "Stonewall Jackson Font Restored at St. John's Church in Fort Hamilton after Half Century in Discard" - Concerns restoration of baptismal font at St. John's Protestant Episcopal Church, at Fort Hamilton Parkway and 99th Street. Gives history of the church, also known as "Church of the Generals." Notes the use of the font in the baptism of Major Thomas J. Jackson, U. S. Army, on April 29, 1849. Mentions that Captain Robert E. Lee of the U. S. Engineers Corps served on the vestry of the church. Also has