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There stands Jackson like a stone wall! Rally round the Virginians!

So many books, so little time. We can not read and review them all. A new feature of our blog will be Pictorial Essays where we have a large collection of graphic materials relating to some of the books we are unable to review. We hope you enjoy them.

Lost victories : the military genius of Stonewall Jackson  Bevin Alexander  New York : Holt, 1992  Hardcover. 1st ed. and printing. xiii, 350 p. : maps ; 24 cm. Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-339) and index. Clean, tight and strong binding with clean dust jacket. No highlighting, underlining or marginalia in text. VG/VG   

They called him Stonewall : a life of Lt. General T.J. Jackson, C.S.A.  Burke Davis  New York : Fairfax Press : Distributed by Crown Publishers, 1988, c 1954  Hardcover. Originally published: New York : Rinehart, 1954. x, 470 p. : maps ; 24 cm. Bibliography: p. 461-462. Includes index. Clean, tight and strong binding with clean dust jacket. No highlighting, underlining or marginalia in text. VG/VG

Statue of Confederate General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson in the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery, Lexington, Virginia

Statue of Confederate General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson in the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery, Lexington, Virginia

Print shows General Stonewall Jackson standing on a ridge with soldiers, one holding Jackson's horse, monitoring the action of the battle at Bull Run, Virginia, August 17, 1861.

Print shows General Stonewall Jackson standing on a ridge with soldiers, one holding Jackson’s horse, monitoring the action of the battle at Bull Run, Virginia, August 17, 1861.

"Stonewall" Jackson From a photograph from life / / Printed by H. Peters.

“Stonewall” Jackson From a photograph from life / / Printed by H. Peters.

Stonewall Jackson 1 photographic print on carte de visite mount : albumen.

Stonewall Jackson 1 photographic print on carte de visite mount : albumen.

The above is a true picture of Stonewall Jackson and his boyhood home, situated on the West Fork River, Lewis Co., W. Va. / The Henderson-Achert Lith. Co. Cin. O.

The above is a true picture of Stonewall Jackson and his boyhood home, situated on the West Fork River, Lewis Co., W. Va. / The Henderson-Achert Lith. Co. Cin. O.

The Place were Stonewall Jackson fell, mortally wounded. Jackson's grave and 5 men on horse-drawn carriage in foreground.

The Place were Stonewall Jackson fell, mortally wounded. Jackson’s grave and 5 men on horse-drawn carriage in foreground.

The grave of Stonewall Jackson: Lexington Virginia

The grave of Stonewall Jackson: Lexington Virginia

Death of "Stonewall" Jackson

Death of “Stonewall” Jackson

Prayer in "Stonewall" Jackson's camp

Prayer in “Stonewall” Jackson’s camp

General Lee's last visit to Stonewall Jackson's grave

General Lee’s last visit to Stonewall Jackson’s grave

Stonewall Jackson statue erected in 1938 at Bull Run, First Manassas National Park, Manassas, Virginia

Stonewall Jackson statue erected in 1938 at Bull Run, First Manassas National Park, Manassas, Virginia

The "Stonewall Jackson"

The “Stonewall Jackson”

Print shows General Robert E. Lee, with troops, on the right and General Stonewall Jackson, with troops, on the left, both on horseback, meeting for the last time prior to Jackson's untimely death.

Print shows General Robert E. Lee, with troops, on the right and General Stonewall Jackson, with troops, on the left, both on horseback, meeting for the last time prior to Jackson’s untimely death.

General Robert E. Lee on horseback flanked by Stonewall Jackson and Jeb Stuart, riding in review before a crowd of cheering soldiers.

General Robert E. Lee on horseback flanked by Stonewall Jackson and Jeb Stuart, riding in review before a crowd of cheering soldiers.

Print showing full-length portraits of Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and G.T. Beauregard with four versions of the Confederate flag surrounded by bust portraits of Jefferson Davis and Confederate Army officers.

Print showing full-length portraits of Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and G.T. Beauregard with four versions of the Confederate flag surrounded by bust portraits of Jefferson Davis and Confederate Army officers.

Thomas Jonathan Jackson, full-length portrait, on his horse Sorrel, facing left, holding up hat in his right hand

Thomas Jonathan Jackson, full-length portrait, on his horse Sorrel, facing left, holding up hat in his right hand

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Plaque attached to tree “Here Jackson was wounded and got the title of Stone Wall, July 21, 1861

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