The Civil War, Day by Day

Stuart's Ride (detail)


Gen. J.E.B. Stuart Dies

Although faulted for his performance in the Gettysburg Campaign, his reconnaissance raids were vital to Lee’s success. Stuart was killed in battle in 1864. Said Lee: “I can scarcely think of him without weeping.”




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