Skip to Content
HomeAbout this siteHelpSearch this site The Library of Congress
America's Story from America's LibraryMeet Amazing AmericansJump Back in TimeExplore the StatesJoin America at PlaySee, Hear and Sing
Jump Back in Time The New Nation (1790-1828)
Stonewall Jackson
Portrait of Stonewall Jackson

Enlarge this image
Stonewall Jackson Was Born
January 21, 1824

Do you have a nickname? How did you get yours? Some nicknames describe the way people look or are variations of their name. Some people earn nicknames because of something they've done. "Stonewall" Jackson was born Thomas Jonathon Jackson on January 21, 1824, in Clarksburg, West Virginia. He went from being an orphan to one of the most valued generals in the Southern Army.
page 1 of 3 Next

Library Of Congress | Legal Notices | Privacy | Site Map | Contact Us