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Near Glen Allen in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Major General James Ewell Brown Stuart

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2007
1. Major General James Ewell Brown Stuart Marker
Inscription.  
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, 1811, by the Governor of Virginia, Fitzhugh Lee, a former division commander in Stuart’s cavalry.

Re-dedicated May 9, 1964
Henrico County Civil War
Centennial Commission

 
Erected 1964 by Henrico County Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is May 11, 1864.
 
Location. 37° 39.692′ N, 77° 27.214′ W. Marker is near Glen Allen, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on Telegraph Road, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located on Telegraph Road, between Towering Road and Harmony Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10112 Telegraph Rd, Glen Allen VA 23059, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Yellow Tavern (here, next to this marker); Stuart’s Mortal Wound (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Yellow Tavern
Marker on Telegraph Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2007
2. Marker on Telegraph Road
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Stuart’s Mortal Wound (approx. 0.4 miles away); Liberty Golden Eagle (approx. half a mile away); Anderson Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Wickham's Line (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mount Olive Baptist Church (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glen Allen.
 
Also see . . .
1. Biography of James Ewell Brown Stuart. (Submitted on January 20, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. The Battle of Yellow Tavern. National Park Service website. (Submitted on January 20, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
JEB Stuart Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2007
3. JEB Stuart Monument
This monument, located adjacent to the marker, marks the spot where Maj. Gen. JEB Stuart was mortally wounded May 11, 1864, during the Battle of Yellow Tavern.
Maj. Gen. JEB Stuart image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2007
4. Maj. Gen. JEB Stuart
This equestrian statue of General JEB Stuart is located on Monument Avenue in Richmond.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,123 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 20, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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