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Beloved bride : the letters of Stonewall Jackson to his wife, 1857-1863

Author: Stonewall Jackson; William Potter
Publisher: San Antonio, Tex. : Vision Forum, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"My beloved esposa." The great military exploits of Confederate General "Stonewall" Jackson are studied in military schools the world over. His iron will and stern self-discipline are legendary. But the real Thomas J. Jackson was also a humble Christian and loving husband and father. The tender and instructive letters he wrote to his wife Anna are a model of godly leadership and covenantal faithfulness. Christians
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Stonewall Jackson; Mary Anna Jackson; Mary Anna Jackson; Stonewall Jackson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stonewall Jackson; William Potter
ISBN: 1929241631 9781929241637
OCLC Number: 52006689
Description: 160 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword / Stephen Lang --
Introduction : Jackson, the man --
Courtship and marriage --
Newlyweds --
Travels --
The calm before the storm --
Secession and war --
Defending hearth and home --
Defending the capital --
God is with us --
Rejoicing in providence --
Answers to prayer --
Christ in the camps --
Stonewall the father --
Vicissitudes of life --
The final days --
Appendix A : The maxims of Stonewall Jackson --
Appendix B : Stonewall Jackson on the Church.
Responsibility: [compiled by] William Potter.

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"My beloved esposa." The great military exploits of Confederate General "Stonewall" Jackson are studied in military schools the world over. His iron will and stern self-discipline are legendary. But the real Thomas J. Jackson was also a humble Christian and loving husband and father. The tender and instructive letters he wrote to his wife Anna are a model of godly leadership and covenantal faithfulness. Christians of the twenty-first century should look to the examples of our forefathers for instruction, especially when they provide such dedication to living for God's glory and trusting in his providential care. - Back cover.

The great military exploits of Confederate General 'Stonewall' Jackson are studied in military schools the world over. His iron-will and stern self-disciple are legendary. But the real Thomas J. Jackson was also a humble Christian and a loving husband and father. The tender and instructive letters he wrote to his wife Anna are a model of godly leadership and covenantal faithfulness.

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