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James Ewell Brown "J.E.B." Stuart
Birth: Feb. 6, 1833
Patrick County
Virginia, USA
Death: May 12, 1864

Civil War Confederate Major General. After graduating from West Point in 1854, he became a first lieutenant in the United States Army 1st Cavalry, and an Indian fighter in the west. In 1859, he was sent with orders for Robert E Lee to go to Harpers Ferry to stop the raid of John Brown. After Brown's raiders were surrounded in the town, Stuart volunteered to issue the ultimatum to Brown before the final assault. In April of 1861, he was promoted to captain, but he resigned to join the Confederate Cavalry. He was promoted several times in the first few months of the war, eventually becoming a Major General in July of 1862. He led the cavalry in the battles at Manassas, Antietam, Fredericksburg, and Gettysburg, and many others. He also led many raids around the Union army that boosted Southern morale, as well as providing valuable intelligence. He was wounded in a cavalry battle in Yellow Tavern, on the outskirts of Richmond, on May 11, 1864, and died the next day in the capital city. (bio by: kimshockey (reb) (inactive)) 
 
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 Parents:
  Archibald Stuart (1795 - 1855)
  Elizabeth Letcher Pannill Stuart (1801 - 1884)
 
 Spouse:
  Flora Cooke Stuart (1836 - 1923)
 
 Children:
  Flora Stuart (1857 - 1862)*
  James Ewell Brown Stuart (1860 - 1930)*
  Virginia Pelham Stuart Waller (1863 - 1898)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anne Dabney Stuart Peirce (1818 - 1846)*
  Bethenia Frances Stuart Chevalier (1819 - 1905)*
  Mary Tucker Stuart Headen (1821 - 1888)*
  David Pannill Stuart (1823 - 1846)*
  William Alexander Stuart (1826 - 1892)*
  John Dabney Stuart (1828 - 1877)*
  Columbia Lafayette Stuart Hairston (1830 - 1857)*
  James Ewell Brown Stuart (1833 - 1864)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 37.53758, -77.45471
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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James Ewell Brown J.E.B. Stuart
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James Ewell Brown J.E.B. Stuart
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In memory of a great soldier. Thank you, General, rest in peace.
- anonymous
 Added: May. 24, 2015
As I stood at your grave yesterday on the anniversary of your death, I remembered how historians portrayed your humor and enjoyment of life as well as your bravery. God Bless and RIP.
- Dr. Don Marsh
 Added: May. 13, 2015
With deepest respect for your honorable service from the great-great granddaughter of a Mississippi Confederate soldier.
- D.Jacks
 Added: May. 12, 2015
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