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Jackson, Thomas Jonathan

Line breaks: Thomas Jona|than Jack|son
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒaks(ə)n
 
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Definition of Jackson, Thomas Jonathan in English:

( 1824–63), American Confederate general; known as Stonewall Jackson. During the American Civil War he made his mark as a commander at the first battle of Bull Run in 1861 and later became the deputy of Robert E. Lee.

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