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Stonewall Brigade

a unit of the Confederate Army comprised mostly of men from Virginia's Shenandoah Valley and named for its commander, Gen. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson. Its soldiers fought with distinction at some of the most famous and bloodiest battles of the Civil War, including First and Second Bull Run (1861–62), Antietam (1862), Chancellorsville (1863), and Gettysburg (1863).

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