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Monroe Ward in Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

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

 
 
Site of J. E. B. Stuart's Death Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1861.
 
Location. 37° 32.77′ N, 77° 26.697′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. It is in the Monroe Ward. Marker is on West Grace Street, 0.1 miles west of North Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23220, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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
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marker); The AS Smith House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Maggie Lena Walker Memorial (about 700 feet away); Officer Vernon L. Jarrelle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Patrick H. Starke Residence (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mathew F. Pleasant Residence (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mary Wingfield Scott (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Facing west on Grace Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, February 7, 2009
2. Facing west on Grace Street
Site of Dr. Brewer's House (Police Station) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, February 7, 2009
3. Site of Dr. Brewer's House (Police Station)
Plaque adjacent to police station door image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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. image. 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]
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on February 6, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 4,452 times since then and 98 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 6, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.   5. submitted on November 2, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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