[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
[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.