Jackson was a pivotal figure and perhaps the most esteemed soldier in the war, Robertson said. He was known for secrecy and speed to execute surprise flank attacks for Gen. Robert E. Lee’s strategy.
‘‘He was killed in what may be the high-water mark of the Confederacy,’’ Robertson said. ‘‘You can make a case that after Chancellorsville, it’s just a question of time for Lee.’’
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