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James Ewell Brown "J.E.B." Stuart
Birth: Feb. 6, 1833
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)) 
Family links: 
  Archibald Stuart (1795 - 1855)
  Elizabeth Letcher Pannill Stuart (1801 - 1884)
  Flora Cooke Stuart (1836 - 1923)
  Flora Stuart (1857 - 1862)*
  James Ewell Brown Stuart (1860 - 1930)*
  Virginia Pelham Stuart Waller (1863 - 1898)*
  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)
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Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 37.53758, -77.45471
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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With Honor and Respect today on the 150th anniversary of the end of the War of Northern Aggression, thank you for your service and sacrifice.
- Birdgirl
 Added: Apr. 9, 2015
150 years ago today the Civil War ended. Many will never forget the bravery of so many who fought for the Confederacy. Count me as one. God bless and keep you and thank you for your bravery and leadership.
- ~A Proud Virginian~
 Added: Apr. 9, 2015
Dear General Stuart: "Scatter the fragrant blossoms, bathed in a people's tears, over the graves where heroes, sleep through the lapsing years.Tenderly strew the roses, over each warriors bed, roses of white and crimson, over this Southern dead.Who for hi...(Read more)
- Monty Chase
 Added: Apr. 7, 2015
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