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Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1,296 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 888 4 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 676 0 Browse Search
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain 642 2 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 470 0 Browse Search
An English Combatant, Lieutenant of Artillery of the Field Staff., Battlefields of the South from Bull Run to Fredericksburgh; with sketches of Confederate commanders, and gossip of the camps. 418 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 404 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 359 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 34. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 356 2 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 350 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 9: Poetry and Eloquence. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller). You can also browse the collection for Stonewall Jackson or search for Stonewall Jackson in all documents.

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ed no imperishable literature to prolong their fame to a busy and forgetful posterity. Their deeds are their fittest memorial. The like may be said of Stonewall Jackson, although his picturesque campaigns have been sung in the vivid, rousing stanzas of Palmer's Stonewall Jackson's way. Yet it remains true that fine feeling has usStonewall Jackson's way. Yet it remains true that fine feeling has usually been touched by the thought of men now overshadowed, of some Zollicoffer, or Ashby, or Pelham. The greatest figure of the war has received a more enduring commemoration. Indeed, Lincoln has inspired the finest imaginative product of the period. Walt Whitman's mystic dirge, When Lilacs last in the Dooryard Bloom'd, which all who never returned from the colossal struggle. The large, sweet soul that has gone Sidney Lanier in 1879 Sidney Lanier's war poems The death of Stonewall Jackson and The Tournament appear in this volume. Lanier was born in Macon, Georgia, February 3, 1842. In early childhood he developed a passion for music, learnin
n from the hill near the Lacy house, recall vividly the two notable events of Chancellorsville that form the theme of Lathrop's poem. On May 2, 1863, ‘Stonewall’ Jackson had marched around the right flank of the Union army and late in the afternoon had fallen with terrific force upon Howard's (Eleventh) Corps, driving it along in confusion. Pleasonton had started out at four o'clock to pursue the Confederate wagon-train, since Jackson was supposed to be in retreat for Gordonsville, but about six he discovered that his force was needed to repel an attack. His official report runs: I immediately ordered the Eighth Pennsylvania Cavalry to proceed at a gaeath This sylvan scene, as it looked a few months after the death of General George W. Taylor, on August 27, 1862, recalls Pope's Virginia campaign. Stonewall Jackson in a series of forced marches had swept round to the rear of Pope's army, seized the railroad, and then captured the immense depot of supplies at Manassas Station
imself as a leader of cavalry under Stonewall Jackson. The English military writer, Colonel Henderhis conduct near the ruins above, ‘Stonewall’ Jackson reported: ‘Nobly did the artillery maintain ie his dust. John Reuben Thompson. Stonewall Jackson's way For more than a quarter of a ow I added the last stanza . . . . where Jackson played with Federal armies the Massannutten memed certain to fall before superior numbers, Jackson prevented the junction of the Union armies by a charge that drove everything before them. Jackson, rising in his stirrups, shouted to his offic! we're with him before morn!’ That's ‘Stonewall Jackson's way.’ The sun's bright lances rout theanted face— All loth to turn away. Stonewall Jackson. From this humble grave on the green e have ourselves inherited ’ ‘Stonewall’ Jackson: ‘still shine the words that miniature his den as I did draw it at hearing of the death of Jackson. But now, looking back through a perspective
as a set of resolutions offered on March 23d for embodying, arming, and disciplining such a number of men as may be sufficient to put the colony in a posture of defense. This was Henry's opportunity. A past whose memory makes is thrill—the Jamestown church Where Patrick Henry spoke Acceptation The position of Margaret J. Preston, a representative poet of the Confederacy, has already been commented on. The fact that one sister, Elinor Junkin, was the first wife of Stonewall Jackson, and that to another at the close of the war fell the honor of providing a home in Lexington, Virginia, for Robert E. Lee, entitled her to speak here for the South as a whole. The poem appeared in 1866, in Beechenbrook. We do accept thee, heavenly Peace! Albeit thou comest in a guise Unlooked for—undesired, our eyes Welcome through tears the sweet release From war, and woe, and want,—surcease, For which we bless thee, blessed Peace! We lift our foreheads from the dust; And as we meet thy <
n soil, His shroud Confederate gray. I heard the Shenandoah roll Along the vale below, I saw the Alleghanies rise Towards the realms of snow. The ‘Valley Campaign’ rose to mind— Its leader's name—and then I knew the sleeper had been one Of Stonewall Jackson's men. Yet whence he came, what lip shall say— Whose tongue will ever tell What desolated hearths and hearts Have been because he fell? What sad-eyed maiden braids her hair, Her hair which he held dear? One lock of which perchance lies withjust In God the Father's sight. He wields no warlike weapons now, Returns no foeman's thrust— Who but a coward would revile An honest soldier's dust? Roll, Shenandoah, proudly roll, Adown thy rocky glen, Above thee lies the grave of one Of Stonewall Jackson's men. Beneath the cedar and the pine, In solitude austere, Unknown, unnamed, forgotten, lies A Georgia Volunteer. Mary Ashley Townsend. Where some of the heroic dead lie in national cemeteries These wildernesses of headsto
ts. After looking on the busy scene for a few minutes, the order was given for the place to be vacated, and within an hour the building and its warehouses were in flames. The next day the work of destruction was so thoroughly accomplished that Jackson as a railroad center or Government depot of stores and military factories, it was reported, could be of little use for at least six months. and confidence. Faith has been kept with him, in spite of calumnious assertions to the contrary by thost in th' intestine shock, Shall now, in mutual, well-beseeming ranks, March all one way. Henry Woodfin Grady. Joined the blues The poem was greatly liked by General Joe Wheeler, and won for the author his close friendship. Says Stonewall Jackson to ‘Little Phil’: “Phil, have you heard the news? Why, our Joe Wheeler— Fighting Joe —has gone and joined the blues. “Ay, no mistake—I saw him come — I heard the oath he took— And you'll find it duly entered up in yon great Re