2nd Manassas - Aug. 1862
The Battle of Chancellorsville - May 1st to May 5th, 1863

General Thomas J Stonewall Jackson
"People who are anxious to bring on war don't know what they are bargaining for; they don't see all the horrors that must accompany such an event."

--Letter to his nephew
Thomas Jonathan Jackson
January 26, 1861



"Captain Smith sprang to his side, and as he raised his head a bright beam of moonlight made its way through the thick foliage and rested upon the pale face of the sufferer. The captain was startled by its great pallor and stillness, and cried out: "Oh! General, are you seriously hurt?"

"No," he answered, "don't trouble yourself, my friend, about me;" [17]

Dr. Hunter McGuire
Medical Director of Jackson's Corps