Stonewall Jackson

1824 - 1863

Stonewall Jackson

Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson (January 21, 1824 – May 10, 1863) served as a Confederate general (1861–1863) during the American Civil War, and became one of the best-known Confederate commanders after General Robert E. Lee. Jackson played a prominent role in nearly all military engagements in the Eastern Theater of the war until his death, and had a key part in winning many significant battles. Born in what was then part of Virginia (in present-day West Virginia), Jackson received an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point and graduated in the class of 1846. He served in the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stonewall Jackson has received more than 4,098,773 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 512th most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Stonewall Jackson ranks 514 out of 1,194Before him are Walter Krüger, Lauri Törni, Aleksei Antonov, Otto Kumm, Creighton Abrams, and Karl von Bülow. After him are Dmitry Pavlov, Adam Ludwig Lewenhaupt, Callimachus, Shunroku Hata, Johan Laidoner, and Dietrich von Saucken.

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Among people born in 1824, Stonewall Jackson ranks 17Before him are Pierre Janssen, Wilkie Collins, Carl Reinecke, William Walker, Karl-Maria Kertbeny, and William Huggins. After him are Princess Francisca of Brazil, Ludwig Büchner, Tokugawa Iesada, Princess Sophie of the Netherlands, Dayananda Saraswati, and Peter Cornelius. Among people deceased in 1863, Stonewall Jackson ranks 12Before him are Alfred de Vigny, Solomon Northup, Horace Vernet, Jakob Steiner, Sa'id of Egypt, and Christian Friedrich Hebbel. After him are Franz Xaver Gruber, Dost Mohammad Khan, Natalia Pushkina, Sam Houston, Peter Andreas Munch, and Eilhard Mitscherlich.

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Among people born in United States, Stonewall Jackson ranks 1,548 out of 12,171Before him are Fredric March (1897), Daniel Nathans (1928), Joseph Nye (1937), Nathan Rosen (1909), John Sturges (1910), and Creighton Abrams (1914). After him are Richard Fleischer (1916), Stanley Tucci (1960), Linda Hunt (1945), Jordan Belfort (1962), Lil Wayne (1982), and Gene Vincent (1935).


Among military personnels born in United States, Stonewall Jackson ranks 21Before him are William Westmoreland (1914), William Tecumseh Sherman (1820), Norman Schwarzkopf Jr. (1934), Raymond A. Spruance (1886), Abner Doubleday (1819), and Creighton Abrams (1914). After him are Charles Sweeney (1919), Chris Kyle (1974), Paul Revere (1735), Husband E. Kimmel (1882), Mark W. Clark (1896), and James Bowie (1796).

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