He earned his nickname for bravery at Bull Run. He met his fate in a tragic accident at Chancellorsville. Stonewall Jackson is widely regarded as one of the greatest of the Confederate commanders of the Civil War. An outstanding leader and brilliant tactician, he led some of the most stunning campaigns of the war and earned a place in military history. Biography examines period accounts and the strategies of his pivotal engagements and interviews renowned Civil War historians and military experts in this revealing portrait. Follow Jackson through his career in the American Army, fighting in the Mexican American War, and onto his command in the Confederacy. See rare photos of the storied commander, and learn the tragic story of his death from wounds accidentally inflicted by his own men. Biography visits some of the bloodiest battlegrounds in America in this riveting portrait of the commander who held his ground "like a stone wall.