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.
|James Ewell Brown Stuart|
|Nickname||Jeb, Beauty, Knight of the Golden Spurs|
|Born||February 6, 1833|
Patrick County, Virginia
|Died||May 12, 1864 (aged 31)|
|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)|
|Rank|| Captain (USA)|
Major General (CSA)
|Commands held||Cavalry Corps, Army of Northern Virginia|
American Civil War
- Eicher, pp. 517–18.
- Thomas, p. 151; Davis, p. 237.