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Site of J. E. B. Stuart's Death

 
 
Site of J. E. B. Stuart's Death Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, February 7, 2009
1. Site of J. E. B. Stuart's Death Marker
Inscription. Major General James Ewell Brown Stuart, C.S.A., Commander of the cavalry of the Army of Northern Virginia, died here on May 12, 1864, in the home of his brother-in-law, Dr. Charles Brewer. Cause of his death was a wound received the previous day in the defense of Richmond at the Battle of Yellow Tavern. Dr. Brewer's house was demolished in 1893.
 
Erected 1989 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number SA 32.)
 
Location. 37° 32.77′ N, 77° 26.697′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is on West Grace Street 0.1 miles west of North Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23220, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “I must save the women of Richmond!” (here, next to this marker); Samuel Preston Moore (within shouting distance of this marker); Maggie Walker (approx. ľ mile away); Jacob House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Leigh Street Armory (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ebenezer Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles
Facing west on Grace Street Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, February 7, 2009
2. Facing west on Grace Street
away); Richmondís First African American Police Officers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bill “Bojangles” Robinson (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Site of Dr. Brewer's House (Police Station) Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, February 7, 2009
3. Site of Dr. Brewer's House (Police Station)
Plaque adjacent to police station door Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, February 7, 2009
4. Plaque adjacent to police station door
Grave of Gen. J. E. B. Stuart in Hollywood Cemetery, with temporary marker. Photo, Click for full size
1865
5. Grave of Gen. J. E. B. Stuart in Hollywood Cemetery, with temporary marker.
Library of Congress [LC-B811- 3618]
 
 
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