Apr 05, 2020
All Things for Good: The Steadfast Fidelity of Stonewall Jackson
Posted by J. Steven Wilkins

Thomas Jonathan Jackson, dubbed Stonewall following the battle of First Manassas in July 1861, was born in 1824 in Clarksburg, Virginia now West Virginia This extremely complex, often misunderstood man was orphaned at a young age, graduated from West Point in 1846, and participated in the Mexican War in 1848.Attracted to the Virginia Military Institute in 1851, he resiThomas Jonathan Jackson, dubbed Stonewall following the battle of First Manassas in July 1861, was born in 1824 in Clarksburg, Virginia now West Virginia This extremely complex, often misunderstood man was orphaned at a young age, graduated from West Point in 1846, and participated in the Mexican War in 1848.Attracted to the Virginia Military Institute in 1851, he resigned his commission in the army a year later He left VMI in 1861 to join the Confederate army Immediately commissioned a colonel, within months he had been promoted to the rank of brigadier general He was mortally wounded by friendly fire at the May 1863 battle of Chancellorsville and died a week later.Revered as a brilliant military leader, tactician, and one of the most adroit Confederate commanders, Jackson is a study in contrasts He was justifiably feared by his enemies and totally beloved by his men Yet his humble and sincere faith seemed at odds with his reputation as a ferocious warrior.All Things for Good is a thoughtful new volume in the Leaders in Action Series In it J Steven Wilkins challenges some of the myths that surround Stonewall Jackson and celebrates his devout Christian faith.

  • Title: All Things for Good: The Steadfast Fidelity of Stonewall Jackson
  • Author: J. Steven Wilkins
  • ISBN: 9781581822250
  • Page: 311
  • Format: Hardcover
  • All Things for Good The Steadfast Fidelity of Stonewall Jackson Thomas Jonathan Jackson dubbed Stonewall following the battle of First Manassas in July was born in in Clarksburg Virginia now West Virginia This extremely complex often misunderstood ma

    John Yelverton

    Another amazing book in this series that shows the faith and integrity of Confederate generals.


    Becky

    This was a OK biography of Stonewall Jackson I could tell it was part of a series of Christian biographies, very straight forward in its themes It didn t explore any complexities of Jackson s life or the Civil War I could also tell that the author was southern Civil War was about States Rights, not about slavery s oppression I skimmed the battles My mom liked this book better than I did She read it first and had me read it But I did learn about Stonewall Jackson, and I did appreciate his devoti [...]


    Kenneth

    Outstanding book not only spotlighting a great military leader, but a man of God as well.


    Dean Akin

    What a wonderfully principled leader A must read for anyone who doesn t know what a man of principle looks like.


    Steven Hoffer

    Really Good


    Ryan

    It could have been organized and presented better by whoever decides that, but what s told here is great.



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