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Stonewall Jackson
Major General, United States Army
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Born in 1891, he died while on active duty commanding the 84th Infantry Division at Camp Howie, Texas, on October 13, 1943, during the height of World War II. He was buried in Section 3 of Arlington National Cemetery on October 18, 1943.

While he was certainly named after the Confederate General of the Civil War, it is presently unknown if he or his family had any connection with Thomas Jonathan Jackson.


MAJOR GENERAL JACKSON DIES
He Was Injured in Plane Crash in Louisiana October 4

THIRD ARMY MANEUVER HEADQUARTERS IN LOUISIANA, October 14, 1943- Major General Stonewall Jackson, 52, died yesterday in the Camp Polk Station Hospital as a result of injuries received in a plane crash in the maneuvers area October 4.

The General died without fully regaining consciousness. He will be buried in Plattsburg, New York.

General Jackson was not related to the Confederate General, but his father was a cavalry officer who served under “Stonewall” Jackson.

The General was commanding a division in the maneuvers at the time of the accident.  He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Dorothy Jackson of Plattsburg.

Made commander of his division last February, he was promoted to Major General on March 15.

General Jackson served in the Army of Occupation after the First World War He later was Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Georgetown University and also taught at Cornell.



Stonewall Jackson Gravesite PHOTO
Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, August 2006

JACKSON, STONEWALL
MAJOR GENERAL US ARMY
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 10/13/1943
DATE OF INTERMENT: 10/18/1943
BURIED AT: SECTION SOUTH  SITE 2172-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

JACKSON, DOROTHY P W/STONEWALL 
DATE OF BIRTH: 04/02/1897
DATE OF DEATH: 05/30/1970
DATE OF INTERMENT: 06/02/1970
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 2172-A E
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF STONEWALL JACKSON
MG CO G 84 INF DIV CP HOWZE TX USA



Updated: 8 March 2003 Updated: 12 September 2004 Updated: 17 September 2005
Updated: 21 August 2006 Updated: 24 Septemeber 2007