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

Stuartís Mortal Wound

 
 
Stuart's Mortal Wound market image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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 E-9.)
 
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 1864.
 
Location. 37° 39.674′ N, 77° 27.601′ W. Marker is near Glen Allen, 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. Located just off the I-295 Exit 43C exit ramp. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 935 Ward Rd, Henrico VA 23228, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile 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); Yellow Tavern
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Major General James Ewell Brown Stuart (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wickham's Line (approx. 0.6 miles away); Anderson Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Liberty Golden Eagle (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mount Olive Baptist Church (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glen Allen.
 
More about this marker. This marker number is duplicated on a nearby marker, but with different text.
 
JEB Stuart Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
Stuart Monument Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2007
4. Grave of JEB Stuart
JEB Stuart is buried in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Va.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2007, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 3,423 times since then and 129 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 20, 2007, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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