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Lakeside in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Stuartís Mortal Wound

 
 
Stuart's Mortal Wound market image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2007
1. Stuart's Mortal Wound market
Inscription. One half mile to the to the east, on the old Telegraph Road, is a monument marking the field where General J.E.B. Stuart was mortally wounded on May 11, 1864. The monument was erected by veterans of Stuartís Cavalry in 1888.
 
Erected 1965 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number E9.)
 
Location. 37° 39.674′ N, 77° 27.601′ W. Marker is in Lakeside, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is at the intersection of Brook Road (U.S. 1) and Interstate 295, on the left when traveling south on Brook Road. Click for map. Located just off the I-295 Exit 43C exit ramp. Marker is in this post office area: Henrico VA 23228, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Yellow Tavern (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Stuartís Mortal Wound (here, next to this marker); Major General James Ewell Brown Stuart (approx. 0.4 miles away); Yellow Tavern (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wickham's Line (approx. 0.6 miles away); Virginia Estelle Randolph (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Yellow Tavern (approx. 1.3 miles away); Saint Josephís Villa (approx. 1.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lakeside.
 
More about this marker.
JEB Stuart Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2007
2. JEB Stuart Monument
The JEB Stuart monument is located on Telegraph Road, just north of the Stuartís Mortal Wound marker.
This marker number is duplicated on a nearby marker, but with different text.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Yellow Tavern. From the National Park Service. Includes driving tour instructions. (Submitted on November 28, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Stuart Monument Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2007
3. Stuart Monument Plaque
This monument, erected in memory of Major General James Ewell Brown Stuart , C.S.A., by his cavalrymen about thirty feet from the spot where he fell mortally wounded on May 11, 1864, was dedicated June 18, 1888, by Fitzhugh Lee, a former division commander in Stuartís Cavalry. Re-dedicated May 9, 1964. Henrico County Civil War Centennial Commission
Grave of JEB Stuart image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2007
4. Grave of JEB Stuart
JEB Stuart is buried in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Va.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,587 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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