Stonewall Jackson

Stonewall Jackson

The Gardener General Today in 1863 Stonewall Jackson was shot by his own men and I thought his life story contained many moving passages. In an article in the Washington Post called, Stonewall Jackson had a soft side, it was revealed that just before the start of the civil war, Jackson had developed a love…

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My Little Dove Has a Tree Full of Them

Stonewall Jackson

I was mistaken about [our] large garden fruit being peaches… It turns out to be apricots and I enclose one which I found on the ground today… Just think, my little Dove has a tree full of them.         Note: Today, (May 2) in 1863, Stonewall Jackson was shot by his own…

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Gardening and Stonewall Jackson

Stonewall Jackson

Note: Today, (May 2) in 1863, Stonewall Jackson was shot by his own men, and I thought his life story contained many moving passages.   An article in the Washington Post, called “Stonewall Jackson had a soft side”, revealed that just before the start of the civil war, Jackson had developed a love for gardening.…

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