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alled, a number of Bee's men rallied and followed him in a charge to the left against the advancing enemy, in which this heroic leader fell dead.
From that time forward, through all the ages of history, Jackson became, and will continue to be, Stonewall Jackson, and his brigade the Stonewall brigade.
At this crisis of the battle on the Confederate side, Beauregard ordered the regimental standards to be advanced some 40 yards to the front of the still disordered masses of the commands of Evaank you for doing your whole duty in the service of your country.
In this first great battle in Virginia many officers served, on both sides, who afterward became distinguished, or famous.
On the Confederate side were Johnston, Beauregard, Stonewall Jackson, Stuart, Fitz Lee, Longstreet, Kirby Smith, Ewell, Early, Whiting, D. R. Jones, Sam Jones, Holmes, Evans, Elzey, Radford and Jordan—all graduates of West Point.
Among those holding inferior positions, but subsequently distinguished, w
Stonewall Jackson's Cedar Run campaign.
The conditions and the scene of conflict in Virginia now changed.
McClellan, whining like a wellwhipped schoolboy, and in so doing damaging his military reputation, begged for reinforcements and for permission, when reinforced, to make another attempt on Richmond.
But the Federal government, alarmed at the result of its gigantic effort to capture Richmond, now feared, and justly, that Lee's victorious army might take up the lie ordered Jackson to Gordonsville with Robertson's cavalry brigade and the two infantry divisions of Ewell and Winder, only about 12,000 men, but all hardy and well-tested veterans; and on the 27th another 12,000 under A. P. Hill were added to Stonewall's command.
Pope's unheard — of orders came to Lee's hands during these preparations.
That gentle-mannered man and model soldier characterized such threatenings against defenseless citizens as atrocious, and by direction of his government sent