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Tombstone for Stonewall Jackson's left arm.  Jackson was shot during the Battle of Chancellorsville near Fredericksburg, Virginia, and the arm was amputated.

Tombstone for Stonewall Jackson's left arm. Jackson was shot during the Battle of Chancellorsville near Fredericksburg, Virginia, and the arm was amputated. (Someone's arm has to be pretty badass to deserve its own grave and headstone!

Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville | ... the Battle of Chancellorsville. (AP Photo/Library of Congress

The Pennsylvania Infantry camp on Belle Plain, Virginia, is pictured in March three weeks before the Battle of Chancellorsville. (AP Photo/Library of Congress) The Civil War, Part The Places - In Focus - The Atlantic

Battle of Chancellorsville - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Battle of Chancellorsville - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Chancellorsville, Battle of [Credit: MPI/Hulton Archive/Getty Images]

A Glorious Army: Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia from the Seven Days to Gettysburg, by Jeffry D.

Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson arrived at West Point unprepared and uneducated. He failed his first entrance exam. A loner, he worked diligently to improve his class ranking and graduated 17th. in the Class of 1846. His worst grades, like U.S. Grant's, in infantry tactics.

Confederate pickets accidentally shot him at the Battle of Chancellorsville on May The general survived with the loss of an arm to amputation, but died of complications from pneumonia eight days later.

Lee's Greatest Victory: The Battle of Chancellorsville: Lieutenant General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson

Lee's Greatest Victory: The Battle of Chancellorsville

The First Battle of Winchester was fought May during the American Civil War and saw Major General Nathaniel Banks overwhelmed by Major General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson near Winchester, VA.

Corporal G.H. Swift, Company C, 18th Massachusetts, was injured at the battle of Chancellorsville, Va. on May 3, 1863, when a musket ball fractured the top of his skull. Surgeons attempted to trephine the wound but halted the procedure upon discovering that the inner surface of the skull was not fractured. Corporal Swift died on May 17.

ratak-monodosico: “ Corporal G. Swift, Company C, Massachusetts, was injured at the battle of Chancellorsville, Va. on May when a musket ball fractured the top of his skull. Surgeons attempted to trephine the wound but halted the.

05/01/1863 - In Virginia, the Battle of Chancellorsville began. General Robert E. Lee's forces began fighting with Union troops under General Joseph Hooker. Confederate General Stonewall Jackson was mortally wounded by his own soldiers in this battle. (May 1-4

- In Virginia, the Battle of Chancellorsville began. General Robert E. Lee's forces began fighting with Union troops under General Joseph Hooker. Confederate General Stonewall Jackson was mortally wounded by his own soldiers in this battle.

Confederate Dead Behind the Stone Wall of Marye's Heights, Killed During the Battle of Chancellorsville - Fredericksburg, VA, May 1863

Confederate dead behind the stone wall of Marye's Heights, Fredericksburg, Va., killed during the Battle of Chancellorsville, May 1863

Battle of Chancellorsville Civil War Panoramic Map (100% Cotton Towel Absorbent), Blue wash

Battle of Chancellorsville Civil War Panoramic Map (100% Cotton Towel Absorbent), Blue wash

General Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson.    Jackson died from wounds he received at the Battle of Chancellorsville. Jackson and a small group of men rode behind enemy lines to survey the situation. Upon returning to his front line, his own pickets mistook his group for the enemy, and fired upon them.

Man Week would not be complete without featuring one of the best generals of all time, General Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson.