Today's Hours
Museum: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Gardens: 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Today's Hours
Museum: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Gardens: 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Search Collections
Browse Items
All Items (Elder, J.A.) (Paintings)
Collection Item
The most famous cavalryman of the Civil War, Stuart was invaluable to Lee in the early years of the war. During the 2nd Bull Run Campaign, he managed to overrun the headquarters of the Union commander John Pope and steal his uniform as well as written orders that gave Lee valuable intelligence. Later that year he led a raid north of the Rappahannock that inflicted 230 Union casualties while incurring only 27 of his own. After Chancellorsville, he led Southern forces in the largest cavalry engagement ever fought on the American continent, the Battle of Brandy Station on June 9,...
Created by: Elder, J.A.