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On this day in the Civil War, Confederate General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson dies of pneumonia at Guinea Station, Virginia. Several days earlier, Jackson was wounded at the Battle of Chancellorsville. His dying words are: “Let us pass over the river and rest under the shade of the trees.”

 

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General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson

(Photo Credit: Library of Congress)

                                                                                                 

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