civil war characters
Stonewall and entourage where fired upon mistakenly by their own troops. Jackson due to a bullet wound had his left arm amputated. Near full recovery he developed pneumonia which would become his last battle. With his wife and a few close friends at his bedside he went into hysterics, calling his men to arms and giving orders. Then he suddenly stopped, all was quiet then he said: "Let us cross over the river and rest under the shade of the trees." He peacefully slipped away.