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Stonewall Jackson (Character)
from Gods and Generals (2003)

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Gods and Generals (2003)
Gen. 'Stonewall' Jackson: You are the first brigade!

Gen. 'Stonewall' Jackson: In the Army of the Shenandoah, you were the First Brigade! In the Army of the Potomac you were the First Brigade! In the Second Corps of this Army, you are the First Brigade! You are the First Brigade in the affections of your general, and I hope by your future deeds and bearing you will be handed down the posterity as the First Brigade in this our Second War of Independence. God Speed!

Gen. 'Stonewall' Jackson: Just as we would not send any of our soldiers to march in other states, and tyrannize other people... so will we never allow the armies of others to march into our states and tyrannize our people.

Gen. 'Stonewall' Jackson: ...it appears the Virginia Military Institute will be heard from today.

Gen. 'Stonewall' Jackson: Tell me general, do you expect to live till the end of this war?
General John Bell Hood: Oh... I do not know, but... I'm inclined to think I will. I expect I will be wounded. And you general?
Gen. 'Stonewall' Jackson: I do not expect to live to see the end of this war. Nor can I say that without victory I would desire to do so.

[during the Battle of Bull Run]
Confederate private: General, the battle is going against us!
Gen. 'Stonewall' Jackson: If you think so, sir; you had better not say anything about it.

Gen. 'Stonewall' Jackson: [actual quote from the Battle of Bull Run] Up, men! Up, Virginians! Hold your fire until they are within fifty yards, and then give them the bayonet! And when you charge, yell like furies!

Capt. James Power Smith: General Jackson, how is it you remain so calm in the midst of battle?
Gen. 'Stonewall' Jackson: Mr. Smith, my religious faith teaches me that God has already fixed the time of my death; therefore, I think not of it. I am as calm in battle as I would be in my own parlor. God will come for me in his own time.

Gen. 'Stonewall' Jackson: [commenting on the elaborate uniform of General Trimble] There goes the best dressed man in this whole army.

Gen. 'Stonewall' Jackson: [last words] Let us cross over the river and rest under the shade of the trees.

Gen. 'Stonewall' Jackson: I regard the crime of desertion as a sin against the army of the Lord. Duty is ours, the consequences are God's.

Gen. 'Stonewall' Jackson: Tell me, Colonel Stuart. You use tobacco?
Maj. Gen. J. E. B. Stuart: No, sir. Not in any form.
Gen. 'Stonewall' Jackson: Neither do I. I find I like it too much.

Gen. 'Stonewall' Jackson: But if I know myself, all I am and all I have... is at the service of my home, my country.
Dr. George Junkin: Your country, Thomas? Your country, my country. It's all one. All one, Thomas. All one.