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Wednesday, April 29, 2009

HE DIDN”T GET HIS NICKNAME BECAUSE OF HIS REPORTS…

Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s official report on the activities of his brigade at First Manassas (21 July 1861) is a model of conciseness, and Jackson was very generous about giving credit to subordinates he felt were deserving:

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