Stonewall Jackson's death.
[from the times-dispatch May 29, 1934.j
Wounded by his own Men—Last order on the battlefield.
The writer of the following article served under Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson in the war between the States.
General Lee's army was located on the south side of the Rappahannock river, near Fredericksburg, Va., in the winter of 1863. General Hooker's army was on the opposite side, 2nd in the early spring crossed the Rappahannock.
On the morning of May 2, 1863, General Stonewall Jackson received orders from General Lee to attack Hooker's rear, and forthwith Jackson put his corps in rapid marching order.
About 5 P. M. Jackson had reached the desired location in the rear of Hooker's army and at once gave orders to attack the enemy.
The movement of the Confederates was so sudden and terrific that the Federal troops were routed in the utmost confusion.
The Confederates continued to advance until about 9 P. M. Jackson had paralyz