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Astronomer studies moonlight night Stonewall shot

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Friendly fire felled Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson under a full moon in the thick of the northern Virginia wilderness during the Civil War. Ever since, debate has waxed and waned much like the moon over whether his fighters carelessly shot the legendary Confederate under a bright night sky — or mistook him for an approaching enemy. Now an astronomer on the 150th...