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

Major General James Ewell Brown Stuart

 
 
Major General James Ewell Brown Stuart Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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, 1888, 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° 39.695′ N, 77° 27.211′ W. Marker is near Glen Allen, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on Telegraph Road, 0.2 miles south of Virginia Center Parkway, on the right when traveling south. Located 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 (a few steps from this marker); Stuart’s Mortal Wound (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Yellow Tavern
Marker on Telegraph Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
 
JEB Stuart Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2007
4. Maj. Gen. JEB Stuart
This equestrian statue of Gen JEB Stuart was located on Monument Aven in Richmond and has been permanently removed.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,242 times since then and 82 times this year. Last updated on July 25, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 20, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 13, 2022