" All I ask of fate is that I may be killed leading a cavalry charge."- Jeb Stuart 

The two lions of the Confederacy, Lee symbolizing its brilliance, nobility, and honor and Stuart symbolizing its gallantry, dash and youth

"To the vigilance, baldness and energy of Gen. Stuart and his cavalry is due chiefly the early valuable information of the movements of the enemy"); and Chancellorsville (where Stuart discovered that Union General Hooker was across the river, and later that Hooker’s right flank was "in the air", which intelligence led Lee to make his famous turning movement). Lee paid him the highest possible accolade by saying of him, "He was second to none in valor, in zeal, in unflinching devotion to his country…To military capacity of a high order, and all the virtues of the soldier, he added the brighter graces of a pure life…"

Info from the RAAB Collection, Photo color by S.Palmer@CivilWarParlor

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