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stonewall
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Gone with the Wind
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stonewall
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Gone with the Wind
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  • Stonewall Jackson's triumphs in the Valley and the defeat of the Yankees in the Seven Days' Battle around Richmond showed that clearly.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • What if Stonewall Jackson had worn one in preference to a slouch felt?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • True, the South had suffered a sickening loss when Stonewall Jackson had been fatally wounded at Chancellorsville.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Moreover, Old Joe and his men were between the Yankees and Atlanta, and everyone knew that, next to General Lee himself, there was no greater general than Johnston, now that Stonewall Jackson was dead.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She was named Ella Lorena, Ella for her grandmother Ellen, and Lorena because it was the most fashionable name of the day for girls, even as Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson were popular for boys and Abraham Lincoln and Emancipation for negro children.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …had recognized us—" "If Jeff Davis had commandeered all the cotton and gotten it to England before the blockade tightened—" "If Longstreet had obeyed orders at Gettysburg—" "If Jeb Stuart hadn't been away on that raid when Marse Bob needed him—" "If we hadn't lost Stonewall Jackson—" "If Vicksburg hadn't fallen—" "If we could have held on another year—" And always: "If they hadn't replaced Johnston with Hood—" or "If they'd put Hood in command at Dalton instead of Johnston—" If!  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • Nixon stonewalled the Watergate investigation.

  • I was being stonewalled by a corpse.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Titan`s Curse

  • She was lying in the center of a Persian rug thrown over the floor of a large stonewalled room.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Glass

  • Berger was aware that her objections were being systematically stonewalled by Flodin and Sellberg.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet`s Nest
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