Mortally wounded at Yellow Tavern, Virginia, in May 1864
(1833-1864) Graduated #13 in the West Point class of 1854. He was wounded on the frontier during Indian fighting. He was the aide of Colonel R. E. Lee during John Brown's raid of Harpers Ferry. During the Civil War he became one of the most daring and legendary cavalry commanders, serving with Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. He was mortally wounded on May 11, 1864, after intercepting Union General Phil Sheridan's raid at Yellow Tavern, Virginia, dying the next day. His death was a severe blow to the Confederacy!
Antique portrait engraving of General Stuart in his Confederate uniform holding his plumed slouch hat and saber. Printed facsimile autograph with sentiment below his likeness, "Yours to count on, J.E.B. Stuart." Engraved from a photo by H.B. Hall, 60 Fulton St., N.Y.C. 5 1/4 x 8 1/2. Extremely desirable portrait of one of the most famous cavalryman to have fought in the War Between the States.