Great Warrior Leaders/Thinkers

Jackson, Thomas J. (Stonewall)
1824-1863

One of the most famous of the Confederate generals. Led a brilliant Shenandoah Valley campaign and gave invaluable aid to Lee in other battles.

January 2001

Compiled by Karen Hayward
Bibliographer, Air University Library
Maxwell AFB, AL


Contents

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Internet Resources


The Battle of Chancellorsville (May 1-3, 1863).
Available at:
http://www.civilwarhome.com/chancell.htm
Site provides selected Union and Confederate official record reports by the Commanders in the field. The Chancellorsville section offers a detailed description of the campaign, a timeline, and information on J.E.B. Stuart and Robert E. Lee.

The Real Stonewall Jackson.
Available at: http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/Brad_Haugaard/stonewal.htm
                                   An article published in the February 1894 issue of Century Magazine written by General Daniel H. Hill, C.S.A. (Jackson's brother-in-law) who commanded a division in Jackson's corps.

Shenandoah Valley Campaign of Jackson.
Available at: http://www.civilwarhome.com/valleycampaignOR.htm
Provides selected official record reports by the Commanders in the field. Offers a detailed description of the campaign, a summary of the principal events, and information on Jackson's staff.


Books


Please note: A call number beginning with "R" denotes a reference book.

Alexander, Bevin.  How Great Generals Win. New York, Norton, 1993. 320 p.
Stonewall Jackson: "Mystify, Mislead, and Surprise," pp 123-142.
Book call no.:  355.099 A374h

Alexander, Bevin.  Lost Victories: The Military Genius of Stonewall Jackson. New York, Holt, 1992. 350 p.
Book call no.:   973.73 A374L

Allen, Ujanirtus. Campaigning with "Old Stonewall:" Confederate Captain Ujanirtus Allen's Letters to His Wife, edited by Randall Allen and Keith S. Bohannon. Baton Rouge, LA, Louisiana State University Press, 1998. 282 p.
Consult index for references to Jackson, Stonewall.
Book call no.:  973.7458 A431c

The American Civil War, edited by Timothy H. Donovan. Wayne, NJ, Avery Publishing Group, 1987. 242 p. (West Point Military History Series)
Consult index for references to Jackson, Stonewall.
Book call no.:  973.73 A512

American Military Leaders, edited by Roger J. Spiller and others. New York, Praeger, 1989. 416 p. Jackson, pp 131-134.
Book call no.:  923.5 A512

Anders, Curt. Fighting Generals. New York, Putnam, 1965. 320 p.
Thomas J. Jackson, pp 114-140.
Book call no.:  923.573 A544f

Atlas for the American Civil War, edited by Thomas B. Griess. Wayne, NJ, Avery Publishing Group, 1986. 58 p. (West Point Military History Series)
Jackson's Valley Campaign, map 10.
Book call no.:  R 911.73 A8812

Barclay, Ted. Ted Barclay, Liberty Hall Volunteers: Letters from the Stonewall Brigade (1861-1864), edited by Charles W. Turner. Natural Bridge Station, VA, Rockbridge Publishing, 1992. 192 p.
Consult index for references to Jackson, Stonewall.
Book call no.:  973.782 B244t

Battle Chronicles of the Civil War, edited by James McPherson. New York, Macmillan Publishing, 1989. 6 vols.
Jackson, pp 147-178.
Book call no.:  973.73 B3362 v.1-6

Bigelow, John, Jr. The Campaign of Chancellorsville, a Strategic and Tactical Study with Maps and Plans. New Haven, CT, Yale University Press, 1910. 528 p.
Pre-eminent study on the Chancellorsville Campaign.
Book call no.:  973.733 B592c

Bowers, John. Stonewall Jackson: Portrait of a Soldier. New York, Morrow, 1989. 367 p.
Book call no.: 92 Jl4b

Buell, Thomas B. Warrior Generals: Combat Leadership in the Civil War. New York, Crown Publishers, 1997. 494 p.
Consult index for references to Jackson, Stonewall.
Book call no.:  973.74 B928w

Cantor, George. Confederate Generals: Life Portraits. Dallas, TX, Taylor Trade, 2000. 200 p.
Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson, pp 16-29.
Book call no.: 973.742 C232c

Casdorph, Paul D.  Lee and Jackson: Confederate Chieftains. New York, Paragon House, 1992. 498 p.
Book call no.:  92 L479ca

Catton, Bruce. The Civil War. New York, American Heritage, 1987. 382 p.
Consult index for references to Jackson, Stonewall.
Book call no.:  973.7 C369ca

Chambers, Lenoir. Stonewall Jackson. New York, Morrow, 1959. 2 vols.
Book call no.:  92 J14c

Chancellorsville: The Battle and Its Aftermath, edited by Gary W. Gallagher. Chapel Hill, NC, University of North Carolina Press, 1996. 263 p. (Military Campaigns of the Civil War).
The Smoothbore Volley That Doomed the Confederacy, by Robert K. Krick, pp 107-142.
Book call no.:  973.733 C454

Chesney, C. H. R. The Art of Camouflage. New York, Studio Publications, 1943. 252 p.
Chapter IX, Strategic Camouflage: Stonewall Jackson, pp 174-191.
Book call no.:  355.42 C524a

Clark, Champ. Decoying the Yanks: Jackson's Valley Campaign. Alexandria, VA, Time-Life Books,1984. 176 p.
Book call no.:  973.731 C592d

Cooke, John Esten. Stonewall Jackson and the Old Stonewall Brigade. Charlottesville, VA, University of Virginia Press, 1954. 76 p.
Book call no.:  92 J12c

Davis, Burke. They Called Him Stonewall: A Life of Lt General T. J. Jackson.  New York, Rinehart, 1954. 470 p.
Book call no.:  92 J12d

Dictionary of American Biography - Volume 5, edited by Dumas Malone. New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. 1 vol.
Jackson, Thomas Jonathan, pt 1, pp 556-559.
Book call no.: R 920.07 D56 1964 v.5

Dictionary of American Military Biography - Volume 2, edited by Roger J. Spiller and others. Westport, CT, Greenwood Press, 1984. 1 vol.
Jackson, Thomas Jonathan, pp 523-527.
Book call no.:  R 923.573 D554 v.2

Douglas, Henry Kyd.  I Rode with Stonewall. Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 1968. 401 p.
Reprint of the 1940 edition.
Book call no.:  973.782 D75i

The Encyclopedia of World Biography - Volume 8. Detroit, MI, Gale Research, 1998. 549 p.
Jackson, Thomas Jonathan, pp 184-185.
Book call no.:  R 920.02 M147 1998 v.8

Farwell, Byron. Stonewall: A Biography of General Thomas J. Jackson. New York, W.W. Norton, 1992. 560 p.
Book call no.:  92 J14f

Foote, Shelby. The Civil War, a Narrative - Volume 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville. New York, Random House, 1958. 840 p.
Consult index for references to Jackson, Stonewall.
Book call no.:  973.7 F689c v.1

Freeman, Douglas S.  Lee's Lieutenants: A Study in Command - Volume 2: Cedar Mountain to Chancellorsville. New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1943. 760 p.
Book call no.:  973.73 F87L v.2

Furgurson, Ernest B. Chancellorsville 1863: The Souls of the Brave. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. 405 p.
Consult index for references to Jackson, Stonewall.
Book call no.: 973.733 F983c

Gallagher, Gary W. Lee and His Generals in War and Memory. Baton Rouge, LA, Louisiana State University Press, 1998. 1 vol.
"The Making of a Hero and the Persistence of a Legend: Stonewall Jackson during the Civil War and in Popular History", pp 101-117.
"Revisting the 1862 and 1864 Valley Campaigns: Stonewall Jackson and Jubal Early in the Shenandoah.", pp  182-195.
Book call no.: 973.73013 G162L

Glatthaar, Joseph T. Partners in Command: The Relationships Between Leaders in the Civil War. New York, Free Press, 1994. 286 p.
"He Has Lost His Left Arm, but I Have Lost My Right": Lee, Jackson, and the Confederate Success in the East, pp 7-49.
Book call no.: 973.73 G549p

Goolrick, William K. Rebels Resurgent: Fredericksburg to Chancellorsville. Alexandria, VA, Time-Life Books, 1985. 176 p.
Consult index for references to Jackson, Stonewall.
Book call no.: 973.733 G659r

Gordon, George Henry. Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain; in the War of the Great Rebellion 1861-1862; A Revision and Enlargement (from the Latest and Most Authentic Sources) of Papers Numbered I, II, and III - Entitled, "A History of the Second Massachusetts Regiment," and the "Second Massachusetts Regiment and Stonewall Jackson".  Boston, J.R. Osgood and Company, 1883. 376 p.
Book call no.: 973.741 G663b 1883

Great Civil War Leaders and Their Battles. New York, Abbeville Press, 1985. 303 p.
Thomas Jonathan Jackson, pp 226-229.
Book call no.: R 923.573 G786

Great Lives from History: American Series - Volume 3
, edited by Frank N. Magill. Pasadena, CA, Salem Press, 1987. 1 vol.
Jackson, pp 1225-1229.
Book call no.: R 920.073 G786 v.3

Harsh, Joseph L. Confederate Tide Rising: Robert E. Lee and the Making of Southern Strategy, 1861-1862. Kent, OH, Kent State University Press, 1998. 278 p.
Jackson the Raider, August 26-27, pp 146-152.
Jackson the Aggressor, August 28,  pp 152-155.
Book call no.:  973.73013 H324c

Harsh, Joseph L. Sounding the Shallows: A Confederate Companion for the Maryland Campaign of 1862. Kent, OH, Kent State University Press, 2000. 280 p.
Consult index for references to Jackson, Stonewall.
Book call no.:  973.7336 H324s

Harsh, Joseph L. Taken at the Flood: Robert E. Lee and Confederate Strategy in the Maryland Campaign of 1862. Kent, OH, Kent State University Press, 1999. 649 p.
Jackson's Crossing, September 5, pp 85-99.
Jackson Tightens the Noose, pp 267-275.
Book call no.:  973.73013 H324t

Henderson, George Francis Robert. Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War.  New York, Longman, Green, 1949. 737 p.
Reprint of 1898 edition which was originally in two volumes.
Book call no.:  92 J12h 1936

Historical Times Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Civil War. New York, HarperPerennial, 1991. 849 p.
Also available is a 1986 edition which circulates.
Jackson, Thomas J., pp 391-392.
Book call no.:  R 973.7 H673 1991

Jones, Archer. Civil War Command and Strategy: The Process of Victory and Defeat. New York, Free Press, 1992. 338 p.
Consult index for references to Jackson, Stonewall.
Book call no.:  973.7301 J76c

Johnston, Robert M. Leading American Soldiers. New York, Holt, 1907. 371 p.
Thomas Jonathan Jackson, pp 311-344.
Book call no.:  923.5 J73L (OTS Reserve Area)

Kegel, James A. North with Lee and Jackson: The Lost Story of Gettysburg. Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books, 1996. 459 p.
Book call no.:  973.73 K26n

Krick, Robert K. Stonewall Jackson at Cedar Mountain. Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 1990. 472 p.
Book call no.:  973.732 K92s

Krick, Robert K. Conquering the Valley: Stonewall Jackson at Port Republic. New York, Morrow, 1996. 594 p.
Book call no.:  973.732 K92c

The McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of World Biography - Volume 5. New York, McGraw-Hill, 1973. 567 p.
Stonewall Jackson, pp 513-514.
Book call no.:  920.02 M147 v.5

Martin, David G. The Chancellorsville Campaign: March - May 1863. Conshohocken, PA, Combined Books, 1991. 176 p.
Jackson's Flank March: 2 May, 1863, pp 117-126.
Rout of the XI Corps: Evening, 2 May, 1863, pp 127-146.
Book call no.:  973.733 M379c

Mitchell, Joseph B.  Military Leaders in the Civil War. New York, Putnam, 1972. 251 p.
Thomas J. Jackson, pp 37-61.
Book call no.: 973.73 M681m (OTS Reserve Area - "Military Leaders" section)

Patterson, Gerard A. Rebels from West Point. New York, Doubleday, 1987. 194 p.
Consult index for references to Jackson, Stonewall.
Book call no.:  973.742 P317r

Religion and the American Civil War
, edited by Randall M. Miller and others. New York, Oxford University Press, 1998. 422 p.
Stonewall Jackson and the Providence of God, pp 187-207.
Book call no.:  973.778 R382

Rickover, H. G. Eminent Americans - Namesakes of the Polaris Submarine Fleet. Washington, GPO, 1972. 316 p. (92nd Cong, 2nd sess. House document no.92-345)
See pages 222-226.
Book call no.:  920.073 R539e (OTS Reserve Area - "Military Leaders" section)

Robertson, James I., Jr. Stonewall Jackson: The Man, the Soldier, the Legend. New York, Macmillan, 1997. 950 p.
Book call no.:  92 J14r

Royster, Charles. The Destructive War: William Tecumseh Sherman, Stonewall Jackson, and the Americans. New York, Knopf, 1991. 523 p.
The Aggressive War: Jackson, pp 34-78.
Book call no.: 973.7 R892d

Sears, Stephen W. Chancellorsville. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1996. 593 p.
Consult index for references to Jackson, Stonewall.
The Fate of Stonewall Jackson, pp 282-307.
Book call no.:  973.733 S439c

Selby, John M.  Stonewall Jackson as Military Commander. Princeton, NJ, Van Nostrand, 1968. 251 p.
Book call no.:  92 J14s

Sifakis, Stewart.  Who Was Who in the Civil War. New York, Facts on File, 1988. 766 p.
Jackson, pp 337-338.
Book call no.:  R 973.70922 S573w

Stackpole, Edward J. Chancellorsville: Lee's Greatest Battle. 2nd ed. Harrisburg, PA, Stackpole Books, 1988. 398 p.
The Armies Meet Head On, pp 173-202.
Jackson's Historic Flank March, pp 203-229.
The Storm Breaks, pp 230-254.
Jackson's Last Battle, pp 255-275.
Also includes good tactical maps.
Book call no.:  973.733 S775c 1988

Stackpole, Edward J. From Cedar Mountain to Antietam. 2nd ed. Harrisburg, PA, Stackpole Books, 1993. 481 p.
Consult index for references to Jackson, Stonewall.
Book call no.:  973.732 S775f

Steele, Matthew F. American Campaigns. Washington, United States Infantry Association, 1922. 2 vols.
Consult index in volume one for references to Jackson.
Consult volume two for maps of the battles.
Book call no.: 973.73 S814a 1922

Tanner, Robert G.  Stonewall in the Valley: Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's Shenandoah Valley Campaign, Spring 1862. Garden City, NY, Doubleday, 1976. 436 p.
Book call no.:  973.73 T167s

Tate, Allen. Stonewall Jackson, the Good Soldier. Nashville, TN, J. S. Sanders, 1991. 322 p.
Reprint of the 1928 edition.
Book call no.:  92 J14ta

United States Military Academy. Civil War Atlas. West Point, NY, 1941. 136 p.
Jackson's Valley Campaign, pp 31-36.
Companion volume to Matthew's F. Steele's American Campaigns.  (Oversize book lies flat on last shelf of the bookcase).
Book call no.: 973.73 U58c

Vandiver, Frank E. Mighty Stonewall. New York, McGraw-Hill, 1957. 547 p.
Book call no.:  92 J14v

Warner, Ezra J.  Generals in Gray: Lives of the Confederate Commanders. Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University, 1959. 420 p.
Jackson, pp 151-152.
Book call no.:  923.573 W281g

Waugh, John C. The Class of 1846: From West Point to Appomattox: Stonewall Jackson, George McClellan, and Their Brothers. New York, Warner Books, 1994. 635 p.
Book call no.:  355. 033073 W354c

Webster's American Military Biographies. Springfield, MA, G. & C. Merriam, 1978. 548 p.
Jackson, Thomas J., pp 198-199.
Book call no.:  923.5 W385

Wert, Jeffry D. A Brotherhood of Valor: The Common Soldiers of the Stonewall Brigade, C.S.A., and the Iron Brigade, U.S.A.. New York, Simon & Schuster, 1999. 413 p.
Consult index for references to Jackson, Stonewall.
Book call no.:  973.74 W484b

Wheeler, Richard. Lee's Terrible Swift Sword: From Antietam to Chancellorsville: An Eyewitness History. New York, HarperCollins, 1992. 430 p.
Consult index for references to Jackson, Stonewall.
Book call no.:  973.73 W564L

Wood, W. J. Civil War Generalship: The Art of Command. Westport, CT, Praeger, 1997. 269 p.
Consult index for references to Jackson, Stonewall.
Book call no.:  973.73 W881c


Documents


Casto, Perry C., Jr.  A Study of the Leadership Displayed by Lieutenant General Thomas Jonathan Jackson During the American Civil War. Fort Leavenworth KS, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, 1987. 157 p. (Thesis).
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42022 C354s

Doubleday, Van C. Thomas J. Jackson: Military Leader and Military Manager. Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College. 1965. 173 p. (Thesis No. 0378-65).
Doc, call no.: M-U 35582-7 D727t

Francis, Andre L. Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson: "Fought by the Old Testament, Lived by the New". Carlisle Barracks, PA, Army War College, 1992. 47 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-83 F818t

Gingrich, Stewart L. Stonewall Jackson's Valley Campaign. Maxwell AFB, AL, Air War College, 1995. 69 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 43117 G4921s

Hodgini, Thomas J. Ethical Underpinning of Certain Strategic Leaders: 1861-1865. Carlisle Barracks, PA, Army War College, 1993. 42 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-83 H689e

Hooks, James D. Major General T. J. Jackson's Shenandoah Valley Campaign: An Operational Art Analysis. Newport, RI, Naval War College, 1997. 23 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 41662 H784m

McGourin, James P. The Essence of Operational Maneuver. Maxwell AFB, AL, Air War College, 1989. 29 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 43117 M146e

Neuhauser, Walter E., Jr. "Stonewall" Jackson's Shenandoah Valley Campaign: A Study of the Principles of War.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College. 1984. 50 p.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 43122 N485s

Roten, Richard C. To Move Swiftly and to Strike Vigorously: The Operational Art and Jackson's Valley Campaign of 1862. Newport, RI, Naval War College, 1996. 17 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 41662 R843t


Periodicals


Bogdanos, Matthew R. "Chancellorsville: You Can Lead a Horse to Water....." Marine Corps Gazette 81:64-71 July 1997.

Boteler, Alexander Robinson. At Fredericksburg with Stonewall. Civil War Times Illustrated 36:20+ December 1997.
Boteler, who served as a volunteer aide on Jackson's staff and was one of Jackson's most trusted companions, wrote this article which first appeared in the Philadelphia Times on August 6, 1881.

Bowers, John. The Stonewall Enigma. MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History 2:116-127 Spring 1990.

Fisher, Mike. War Means Fighting. Military Review 57:51-56 December 1977.

Forman, Sidney. Lessons in Leadership: "Stonewall" Jackson. Military Engineer 50:22 January-February 1958.

Goulding, Vincent J., Jr. From Chancellorsville to Kosovo, Forgetting the Art of War. Parameters 30:4-18 Summer 2000.

Greene, A. Wilson. Artistry in August. 'Stonewall' Jackson and the Second Manassas Campaign. Civil War 14:8+ September 1988.

Grimsley, Mark. A Legend of the South. Civil War Times Illustrated 27:entire issue April 1988.

Hanks, John B. 'You Can Go Forward, Then . . . ': General Stonewall Jackson and Dr. Hunter McGuire Encounter the Federals at Chancellorsville, 1863. American Surgeon 66:515-526 June 2000.
Available only on EbscoHost. See reference librarian for assistance.

Johnson, Ludwell H., III. Personal Reminiscences of "Stonewall Jackson". Civil War Times Illustrated 34:18+ May-June 1995.
Edited from a transcript of a post-war address presented by retired Confederate Colonel William Booth Taliaferro to the Lee Camp of the United Confederate Veterans in Richmond, VA.

Krick, Robert K. Stonewall Jackson's Deadly Calm: Coming to Terms with the Most Compelling and Mysterious of Civil War Heroes. American Heritage 47:56+ December 1996.

Lang, Walter P., Jr. and others. Jackson's Valley Campaign and the Operational Level of War. Parameters 15:48-58 Winter 1985.

Lippman, Gordon J.  Have the Confidence to Confide. Military Review 37:44-50 August 1957.
Also in (An) Cosantoir 17:437-444 September 1957.

Nofi, Albert A. Stonewall in the Shenandoah, 1862. Strategy and Tactics No.67:4-13 March-April 1978.

Rogan, George. Opportunities Lost at Chancellorsville.  Military History 17:42-49 August 2000.
Outlines Major General Joseph Hooker's actions, Jackson's opposer, at Chancellorsville.

Schildt, John W. Three 'Great Captains'--One British, Two Confederate--Met at an Encampment near Winchester, Virginia. Military History 14:18+ December 1997.

Wert, Jeffry D. A Single Step. Civil War Times Illustrated 33:28+ March-April 1994.
Details the Battle of McDowell (VA) on May 8, 1862 which was the introduction to the 1862 Shenandoah Valley Campaign.


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