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Thomas Jonathan Jackson --- January 21, 1824 - May 10, 1863.

Thomas Johnathon Jackson, the son of indentured servants shipped to America as the sentence handed down by an English judge. He got the Stonewall nickname as the commander of the Stonewall Brigade during the Civil War. This brigade never retreated but always stood as a "stone wall" in front of the Union Army.

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Which confederate general given the nickname stonewall?

General Thomas Jonathon Jackson.

What Confederate general in the US Civil War had a nickname of Hickory?

Although people usually refer to Confederate general "Stonewall" Jackson by the nickname just given, his men more often called him Hickory or Old Hickory.

What was general Thomas Jackson's nickname?

General Thomas Jackson had many nicknames but perhaps the most famous nickname was Stonewall Jackson. Another nickname of his was Old Blue Light.

Why was Andrew Jackson nicknamed Stonewall?

He wasn't. The nickname Stonewall was given to Thomas J. Jackson, a Confederate general of the Civil War. When other Confederate units were retreating or being overrun by a Union assault, jackson's unit held firm, and they were compared to a stone wall.

What general was given the nickname Stonewall was it Thomas or Joe?

Thomas Jonathan Jackson

Is Thomas Jackson related to Stonewall Jackson?

"Stonewall" Jackson's given name was Thomas Jonathan Jackson -- "Stonewall" was a nickname he received during the Civil War as a Major general in the Confederate army. No modern celebrity named Jackson is directly descended from Stonewall Jackson, as his only surviving child was a daughter born in 1862.

Whose nickname is Stonewall?

'Stonewall' was a nickname given to Thomas Stonewall Jackson.

Who was Stonewall Jackson and what did he do?

Thomas Jackson was a General in the Confederate Army , and probably second only to Robert E. Lee in skill as a military tactician. He was given the nickname Stonewall at the first battle of Manassas. He died after being mistakenly shot by one of his own sentries.

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Who is nickname was 'stonewall'?

His actual name was Thomas Jackson. "Stonewall" was the nickname given to him after he remained in command at the Battle of First Bull Rull.

Who is Thomas Stonwall Jackson?

Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson[1] (January 21, 1824[2] - May 10, 1863) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War, and one of the best-known Confederate commanders after General Robert E. Lee.[3]

Who got his nickname at the first Battle of Bull Run the civil war?

Thomas Jackson got the nickname of Stonewall Jackson at the First Battle of Bull Run.General Thomas Jackson, for his refusal to come to the aid of General Bee and General Bartow, both of whom were subsequently killed in action. Earlier, Bee had made a derogatory comment about Jackson standing on the hill like a stone wall [while his men and Bartow's men were being killed]. Yet, Jackson resisted the Union advance until Confederate reinforcements arrived, and the nickname "Stonewall" became complimentary after that.