Maj. Gen. J. E. B. Stuart

Maj. Gen. J. E. B. Stuart (HM5TN)

Location: Richmond, VA 23220
Country: United States of America

N 37° 33.148', W 77° 27.474'

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[Monument's east side]:
Commanding Cavalry Corps
Army Northern Virginia
Confederate States of America
***
This statue erected by his comrades
and the City of Richmond
A.D. 1906

[Monument's south side]:
"Tell Gen. Stuart to act on his own judgement and do what he thinks best,I have implicit confidence in him"

Gen. T. J. ?Stonewall' Jackson in turning over the command of his troops to Gen. Stuart after being wounded at Chancellorsville, May 3, 1863

[Monument's west side]:
Born in Patrick County, VA. Feb 6 1833
Died in Richmond, VA. May 12 1864
Aged 31 Years
Mortally wounded in the Battle of Yellow TavernMay 11, 1864
He gave his life for his country and saved this city from capture.

[Monument's north side]:
"His grateful countrymen will mourn his loss and cherish his memory.To his comrades in arms he has left the proud recollection of his deeds and the inspiring influence of his example"

Gen. R. E. Lee, announcing the death of Gen. Stuart to his army - May 20, 1864.
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HM NumberHM5TN
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
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Year Placed1907
Placed ByHis comrades and the City of Richmond
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 9:27pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 282880 N 4159001
Decimal Degrees37.55246667, -77.45790000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 33.148', W 77° 27.474'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 33' 8.88" N, 77° 27' 28.44" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1605 Monument Ave, Richmond VA 23220, US
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