Death of Stonewall Jackson, May 1863
Resources from the VMI Archives

 Cadets at Jackson's Grave, 1868

Full Text Primary Sources


Secondary Sources

  • The Last Illness & Death of General Stonewall Jackson." In this full-text article (published 1975), a modern physician analyzes Jackson's symptoms and treatment.
  • Krick, Robert K. "The Smoothbore Volley that Doomed the Confederacy." An essay published in the book Chancellorsville, the Battle and Its Aftermath, edited by Gary W. Gallagher. (The University of North Carolina Press, 1996). Krick includes an excellent bibliography.
  • Rozear, Marvin P. and Greenfield, Joseph C., Jr. "Let Us Cross Over The River": The Final Illness Of Stonewall Jackson.Virginia Magazine of History and Biography. 1995, vol. 103(no. 1): pp. 29-46.
  • Information about Jackson's death at Chancellorsville is also found in many of the books listed in our Jackson bibliography.