J.E.B. Stuart

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James Ewell Brown Stuart
Nickname Jeb, Beauty,[1] Knight of the Golden Spurs[2]
Born (1833-02-06)February 6, 1833
Patrick County, Virginia
Died May 12, 1864(1864-05-12) (aged 31)
Richmond, Virginia
Place of burial Hollywood Cemetery
Allegiance United States of America
Confederate States of America
Service/branch Confederate States Army
Years of service 1854–61 (USA)
1861–64 (CSA)
Rank Union army cpt rank insignia.jpg Captain (USA)
Confederate States of America General.png Major General (CSA)
Commands held Cavalry Corps, Army of Northern Virginia

Bleeding Kansas
American Civil War


James Ewell Brown Stuart (1833-1864) was a general in the Confederate army during the American Civil War. He was from Virginia. During the war, he was known for dangerous things he did while riding a horse. He was killed at the Battle of Yellow Tavern in 1864.

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  1. Eicher, pp. 517–18.
  2. Thomas, p. 151; Davis, p. 237.