3,659 total votes
Stonewall Jackson

Stonewall Jackson

Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson was a Confederate general during the American Civil War, and the best-known Confederate commander after General Robert E. Lee. His military career includes the Valley Campaign of 1862 and his service as a corps commander in the Army of Northern Virginia under Robert E. Lee. Confederate pickets accidentally shot him at the Battle of Chancellorsville on May 2, 1863. The general survived with the loss of an arm to amputation, but died of complications from pneumonia eight days later. His death was a severe setback for the Confederacy, affecting not only its military prospects, but also the morale of its army and of the general public. Jackson ... more on Wikipedia

Stonewall Jackson is ranked on...

#44 of 205 The Most Important Military Leaders in World History 78.2k VOTES Military history has a few figures who didn't just win battles or campaigns, but changed the world and the destiny of their ...
#27 of 117 Dying Words: Last Words Spoken By Famous People At Death 29.5k VOTES Dying words of famous people seem to be a little bit more poetic than the typical dying utterances of the common folk. Wheth...
#17 of 30 The 30 Biggest Badasses In History 7.6k VOTES When you think of the biggest badasses in history, who comes to mind? Rambo, Stone-cold Steve Austin, maybe even t...
#45 of 434 The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History 169.3k VOTES List of the most important leaders in U.S. history. Love 'em or hate 'em, these leaders shaped American history from its fou...
#9 of 76 The Most Important Military Leaders In US History 22.6k VOTES America's legendary military history is dotted with some of the greatest generals and admirals to ever put on a uniform. Whi...
54 Famous Amputees 527k VIEWS List of Famous Amputees, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. An amputee is an individual who has lost a body extremity. S...
Famous People With OCD 721k VIEWS List of Famous People with OCD, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Obsessive-compulsive disorder or OCD is an anxiety di...
Famous People Whose Last Name Is Jackson 14k VIEWS Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Jackson. Do you recognize a...
Famous People Who Died Of Pneumonia 184.1k VIEWS Here is a list of famous people who died of pneumonia. Death due to pneumonia has plagued mankind for ages. Only in the la...

Stonewall Jackson is also found on...

Famous People From Virginia Famous People Who Were Killed by Firearms