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Stonewall Jackson

[stohn-wawl] /ˈstoʊnˌwɔl/


[jak-suh n] /ˈdʒæk sən/
Andrew ("Old Hickory") 1767–1845, U.S. general: 7th president of the U.S. 1829–37.
Lady Barbara, Ward, Barbara.
Helen Hunt (Helen Maria Fiske) 1830–85, U.S. novelist and poet.
Jesse L(ouis) born 1941, U.S. Baptist minister and civil-rights and political activist.
Joseph Jefferson ("Shoeless Joe") 1887–1951, U.S. baseball player.
Mahalia, 1911–72, U.S. gospel singer.
Robert Houghwout
[hou-uh t] /ˈhaʊ ət/ (Show IPA),
1892–1954, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1941–54.
Thomas Jonathan ("Stonewall Jackson") 1824–63, Confederate general in the American Civil War.
a city in and the capital of Mississippi, in the central part.
a city in W Tennessee.
a city in S Michigan.
a town in NW Wyoming: resort near Jackson Hole.
a male given name, meaning “son of Jack.”. Unabridged
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  • He went straight to Stonewall Jackson, laid one hand on his shoulder, the other on his breast.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston
  • That was Stonewall Jackson's way, and it seemed to be Grant's way, too.

    The Rock of Chickamauga Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Stonewall Jackson has always been famed for his peculiarities.

  • It's give out this morning that Stonewall Jackson's arrived on the scene.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston
  • Some wood had been thrown on the fire, and by its light Vincent recognized Stonewall Jackson.

    With Lee in Virginia G. A. Henty
  • Stonewall Jackson dismounted, and looked toward the on-coming column.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston
  • To the latter I am indebted for the tragic account of the wounding and death of Stonewall Jackson.

    From Bull Run to Appomattox Luther W. Hopkins
  • Stonewall Jackson moved in force westward from the old battle-ground.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston
  • Stonewall Jackson pulled the forage cap lower, jerked his hand into the air.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston
British Dictionary definitions for Stonewall Jackson


a city in and state capital of Mississippi, on the Pearl River. Pop: 179 599 (2003 est)


Andrew. 1767–1845, US statesman, general, and lawyer; seventh president of the US (1829–37). He became a national hero after successfully defending New Orleans from the British (1815). During his administration the spoils system was introduced and the national debt was fully paid off
Colin (Ray). born 1967, Welsh athlete: gold medallist in the 110m hurdles at the world championships (1993, 1999), European Championships (1990, 1994, 1998, 2002), and Commonwealth Games (1990, 1994)
Glenda. born 1936, British stage, film, and television actress, and Labour politician. Her films include Women in Love (1969) for which she won an Oscar, The Music Lovers (1970), Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971), and Turtle Diary (1985); became a member of parliament in 1992
Jesse (Louis). born 1941, US Democrat politician and clergyman; Black campaigner for minority rights
Michael (Joe). 1958–2009, US pop singer, lead vocalist with the Jacksons (originally the Jackson 5) (1969–86). His solo albums include Thriller (1982), Bad (1987), and Invincible (2001)
Peter. born 1961, New Zealand film director, screenwriter, and producer; his films include Heavenly Creatures (1994), The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001–03), King Kong (2005), and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Thomas Jonathan, known as Stonewall Jackson. 1824–63, Confederate general in the American Civil War, noted particularly for his command at the first Battle of Bull Run (1861)
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Stonewall Jackson in Medicine

Jackson Jack·son (jāk'sən), John Hughlings. 1835-1911.

British neurologist whose connection of certain epileptic symptoms to specific locations in the brain advanced the understanding of epilepsy.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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