Tag Archives: The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson

The “Emerging Civil War Series” Series: A Season of Slaughter

Here is the crazy little secret about A Season of Slaughter: The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House: we produced that book in a month. Soup to nuts. We wrote it, edited it, designed it, and proofed it in a month. … Continue reading

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The “Emerging Civil War Series” Series: The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson

There’s an old saying about how the last shall be first. That’s kind of the story of how the Emerging Civil War Series (ECWS) got started. The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson wasn’t the first book in the ECWS, but … Continue reading

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Statues of Stonewall

It’s probably no surprise that “Confederate statues” has shown up as a frequent term in the ECW search engine this week. In particular, people have been searching for “Stonewall Jackson statues.” Back in 2011, I put together a series, “Statues … Continue reading

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Stonewall Jackson’s Last Words

One of the most common questions I get when I’m on the road, sharing the story of The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson with Civil War roundtables, concerns Jackson’s last words. Jackson had spent the afternoon of May 10, 1863, fading … Continue reading

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Sacred Trust Live Stream

For those of you who can’t make it to Gettysburg for the Sacred Trust Talks and Book Signings this weekend (at the Gettysburg National Military Park Visitor Center), the trust has a live, interactive stream, to watch all of the … Continue reading

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The Death of a Confederate Icon: an Excerpt from “The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson” Authored by Chris Mackowski and Kristopher D. White

Today marks the 151st anniversary of the death of Confederate General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson. Jackson had been wounded by members of the 18th North Carolina Infantry on the evening of May 2, 1863. The wounding necessitated the amputation of … Continue reading

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