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Because he was from a Southern state and people of the day had much stronger loyalties towards their state than they did their nation.

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Q: Why did stonewall fight for the south?
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Did stonewall jaskson fight for the south in the civil war?

Yes. He was an instructor at the Virginia Military Academy.

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He assumed that he could make Lee fight on a ground of Hooker's choosing. When Lee didn't go for it, Hooker was disoriented and lost his nerve. Then he was caught off-guard by Stonewall Jackson's last devastating attack before Stonewall was mortally wounded.

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