James Stuart (Jeb)

  • Date of birth

    James Stuart was born in Patrick Country, Virginia.
  • Graduated

    He graduated from United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. He was ranked 13th in his class out of 46.
  • Second Lieutenant

    After leaving Texas, he fought Apache Indians. He then beacame second lieutenant.
  • Married

    He married Flora Cooke at Fort Riley Kansas.
  • South Carolina

    First state in America to seceede the union.
  • Lincoln Inauguration

    This is when Lincoln put his hand on the Bible, and became Americas president.
  • appamattox Court house (lee surrenders)

    The Civil War ended at this Court House.
  • Civil war began

    The Civil war started in Charleston, South Carolina.
  • Confederate hero

    He became a confederate hero the following summer after the Battle of Manassas. He led 1.200 troops in a famous ride around Union general George B. McClellan's army of the Potomac.
  • Promoted Captain

    He was promoted captain in 1861, but resigned on May 14, 1861 shortly after Virginia's secession, to accept a commision as a clonel in the confedeerate army.
  • Battle of Manassas

    He leads a successful cavalry charge that helps to rout the Union Army.
  • Shiloh

    It was the introduction to totssl war-fare.
  • gettysburg- lee is defeated

    gettysburg- lee is defeated
  • vicksburg falls

    Lieutenant General John C. Pemberton surrendered the Confederate bastion of Vicksburg.
  • The bettle at chickimaga

    The bettle at chickimaga
    Braxton Bragg's Army of Tennessee defeated a Union force commanded by General William Rosecrans in the Battle of Chickamauga.
  • Chatanooga

  • Blocked Confederate rights

    Stuart's calvary blocked the Confederate rights, during the Battle of Fredricksburg on December 13.
  • Date of death

    James Stuart died in Yellow Tavern, Virginia.
  • Atlanta is burned

    Atlanta was burned to the ground during the Civil War.
  • The Civil War ended

    The Civil War ended at Appamatox Court House.