Prosthetic leg served in both the Confederate and Union armies
This week in the Civil War for May 11, 1864

Stonewall Jackson Dies

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May 10th, 1863

Lt. Gen. Thomas ‘Stonewall’ Jackson dies from complications after an amputation - a result of his own troops accidentally firing upon him one week previously at the Battle of Chancellorsville, hours after his famous flank attack.

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