Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson was a brilliant general for the Confederate States of America during the Civil War, and he served as Robert E. Lee’s right hand man. This 46 slide presentation with original author photographs and rich, informative text features Jackson’s adult life with his family and his teaching career at the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) in Lexington, Virginia. It also highlights the subsequent years when Stonewall joined the Confederate Army. Your students will learn how Stonewall was given his famous nickname for his bravery at the Battle of Bull Run (also known as the Battle of Manassas). Follow Jackson to his greatest victory at Chancellorsville, and discover how that battle eventually led to Jackson’s tragic death and proved to be a catastrophe for the Confederate Army. As history often does, the events at Chancellorsville take a peculiar twist. The author will take you on a bizarre journey to discover one of the Civil War’s quirky stories.