Stonewall Jackson

A portrait of Confederate general Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson. (credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Lee-Jackson Day Celebrated in Virginia

Virginia’s unique Lee-Jackson holiday is being marked in Lexington, where both Confederate icons are buried.


File photo of Stonewall Jackson (Photo Credit: Library of Congress)

Surgeon: Stonewall Jackson Death Likely Pneumonia

Chancellorsville Historians and doctors have debated for decades what medical complications caused the death of legendary Confederate fighter Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson, felled by friendly fire from his troops during the Civil War.


File photo of a confederate flag in the south. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Confederate Holiday Remains Prickly Subject in Va.

Virginia is marking Lee-Jackson Day, a state holiday dedicated to two towering figures in the Civil War. The subject of the Confederate flags remains a prickly subject in Lexington. City officials banned the flying of that flag and others on municipal light poles in 2011.


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Stonewall Brigade Personal Items Donated To Viginia Battlefield

Some personal effects of the commander of the legendary Stonewall Brigade are returning to the northern Virginia Civil War battlefield where he was killed.