James A. Walker

U.S. Congressperson

1832 – 1901

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Who was James A. Walker?

James Alexander Walker was a Virginia lawyer, politician, and Confederate general during the American Civil War, later serving as a United States Congressman for two terms. He earned the nickname "Stonewall Jim" for his days as commander of the famed Stonewall Brigade, which at one time had been led by its namesake, Stonewall Jackson.

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Born
Aug 27, 1832
Augusta County
Also known as
  • James Walker
Nationality
  • Confederate States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Virginia
  • Virginia Military Institute
Died
Oct 21, 1901
Wytheville

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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