J.e.b. Stuart

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Birthday
6, 1833
Birthplace
Virginia
Death Date
May 12, 1864 (31)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
6, 1833
Birthplace
Virginia
Death Date
May 12, 1864 (31)

About

American Civil War Confederate Army General who commanded troops during the Gettysburg Campaign.

Before Fame

He attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point during the early 1850s.

Trivia

He took part in the 1862 Northern Virginia and Peninsula Campaigns.

Family Life

His father, Archibald Stuart, served in the War of 1812 and was also a representative in the Virginia General Assembly.

Associated With

He died from injuries sustained at the Overland Campaign's Battle of Yellow Tavern, an event in which Union General Philip Sheridan's cavalry troops set out to defeat Stuart's Confederate Army.