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Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson

Fought For: Confederacy

Born: January 21, 1824 (or January 20)
Died: May 10, 1863

Horse: Little Sorrel

Notable Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson Quotes

"The patriot volunteer, fighting for country and his rights, makes the most reliable soldier on earth."

"I am more afraid of alcohol than of all the bullets of the enemy."

"My religious belief teaches me to feel as safe in battle as in bed. God has fixed the time for my death. I do not concern myself about that, but to always be ready, no matter when it may overtake me."

"Let us cross over the river, and rest under the shade of the trees." (said just before he died)