January 21, 1824 (or January
Died: May 10,
Notable Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson
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."
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
"Let us cross over the
river, and rest under the shade of the trees." (said just before he