Stuart James Ewell Brown

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Jeb Stuart
c. 1860s photograph

Stuart

, James Ewell Brown Known as "Jeb." 1833-1864.
American Confederate general who commanded brilliantly at the battles of Bull Run (1861 and 1862), Antietam (1862), and Fredericksburg (1862). His tactical error at Gettysburg (1863) contributed to the Confederate defeat there. Stuart was mortally wounded during the Wilderness Campaign (1864).