Stuart was in many battles in the Civil War, some he played a vital role in, others not. His first service was in the Shenandoah Valley, but he was at First Manassas where he nipped at the Union right flank, and then tried to organize a pursuit. J. E. B. Stuart and the Civil War; J. E. B. Stuarts Rise to Prominence; J. E. B. Stuart: Brandy Station and the Battle of Gettysburg; J. E. B. Stuarts Death at Yellow Tavern; James Ewell Brown Jeb Stuart ( ) was a U.
S. Army officer and later a major general and cavalry commander for the Confederate States of America during the Civil Thomasons Jeb Stuart (1930), Burke Davis Jeb Stuart: The Last Cavalier (1957), and Emory M.
Thomass Bold Dragoon: The Life of J. E. B. Stuart (1987) each, in different ways, invites readers to form a sympathetic impression of Stuart. Thomasons book has been continuously in print for seventyfive years, Davis for nearly fifty, and Thomas Jeb Stuart, byname of James Ewell Brown Stuart, (born Feb. 6, 1833, Patrick county, Va.U.
S. died May 12, 1864, Yellow Tavern, near Richmond, Va. ), Confederate cavalry officer whose reports of enemy troop movements were of particular value to the Southern command during the American Civil War ( ). Cavalryman of the Lost Cause is the first major biography in decades of the famous Confederate general J.
E. B. Stuart. Based on research in manuscript collections, personal memoirs and reminiscences, and regimental histories, this comprehensive volume reflects outstanding Civil War scholarship. Watch video Jeb Stuart was a General and cavalry leader for the Confederate Army during the American Civil War.
He worked closely with General Robert E. Lee. James Ewell Brown" Jeb" Stuart (February 6, 1833 May 12, 1864) was a United States Army officer from the U. S. state of Virginia, who later became a Confederate States Army general during the American Civil War. He was known to his friends as" Jeb"from the initials of his given names. James Ewell Brown Stuart, known to friends and fellow servicemen as Jeb, came from an acclaimed military lineage.
His great grandfather, Major Alexander Stuart, commanded a regiment in the Revolutionary War, and his father Archibald Stuart fought in the War of 1812 before serving as a Commonwealth and U. S. Representative.