Jeb Stuart

Memorial

About the statue

The Jeb Stuart memorial is on Monument and Lombardy avenues in the Fan District, in the center of the intersection. It was made by Fred Moynihan on May 30, 1907.

Who is J.E.B. Stuart?

Stuart was major general (chief of cavalry) in the Army of Northern Virginia, Confederate States of America. While he cultivated a cavalier image, his serious work made him the eyes and ears of Robert E. Lee’s army and inspired South. While he cultivated a cavalier image, his serious work made him the eyes and ears of Robert E. Lee’s army and inspired Southern morale.

Images of the Jeb Stuart monument.

Symbols of the statue

The statue faces north to be ready for war with the North at any time. The horse’s right foot is raised and Stuart is turned in the saddle to face east.