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Recollections of Stonewall Jackson. The "Life of Gen. Thos. J. Jackson," by Major John Esten Cooke, will be read with the deepest interest. It abounds in anecdotes of the great here, which show glimpses of the inner man which no dissertation on his character could convey to the public. "Mystery, mystery is the secret of success," was an expression used by Gen. Jackson very often, and the people can never be tired reading even the slightest unveiling of this mysterious man, whom they almost worshiped. We make several extracts from the work before us, and regret that we have not space for more: Jackson at Kernstown. At Kernstown, when a portion of his line gave back before the overwhelming numbers assailing it, he took his stand close to the enemy, amid a storm of bullets, called to a drummer boy, and, placing his hand firmly upon the boy's shoulder, said in his brief, curt tones, " Beat the rally!" The rally was beaten, Jackson remained by the drummer's side, holding hi