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

 
 
Site of J. E. B. Stuart's Death Marker image. Click for full size.
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.)
 
Location. 37° 32.77′ N, 77° 26.697′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. 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.
 
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 marker); Maggie Lena Walker Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Officer Vernon L. Jarrelle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maggie Walker (approx. mile away); Jacob House
Facing west on Grace Street image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, February 7, 2009
2. Facing west on Grace Street
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Leigh Street Armory (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ebenezer Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Site of Dr. Brewer's House (Police Station) image. Click for full size.
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.
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 June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 6, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,791 times since then and 81 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 6, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   5. submitted on November 2, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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