SET PLAYER ON 480p FOR BEST QUALITY Born in Clarksburg, Jackson was an orphan who became one of the most revered names in military history. He is regarded by experts as a tactical genius and a relentless battlefield commander of unsurpassed ability. The men of the “Stonewall Brigade” were fiercely loyal to their leader. General Jackson was a devoutly religious man whose death by friendly fire was a crushing blow to Confederate hopes for ultimate victory. In this presentation, General Jackson discusses "the illegal statehood movement leading to the establishment of West Virginia." Doug Riley's Founders Day presentations were sponsored by the History Alive! Program of the West Virginia Humanities Council with additional financial assistance from the Office of the Secretary, West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts, and the Capon Bridge Founders Day Festival.