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Stonewall Jackson

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Stonewall Jackson Was Born
January 21, 1824

Despite the fact that he was mainly self-educated, Jackson went to West Point Military Academy and graduated 17th in his class. After he graduated, he was sent as an officer to fight in the Mexican War. He had some quiet years after that, teaching military tactics and physical science at the Virginia Military Institute. He spent summers enjoying art and culture.
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