|150 years after JEB Stuart's death, Patrick County still honors its native son. The markers pictured below can be seen at the Patrick County Courthouse in Stuart, Virginia.|
Civil War monument
In the PatrickCounty courthouse lawn is
a monument and plaque recognizing our famous Civil War General J. E. B. Stuart.
In memory of Maj. Gen. J. E. B. Stuart, CSA, born near
Stuart on February 6, 1833. Mortally wounded in battle of Yellow Tavern. Died on May 12, 1864.
This place, first known as Taylorsville, named for George
Taylor, early settler, was established in 1792 after the formation of PatrickCounty.
In 1849 it contained about 50 dwellings.
The name was changed to Stuart for General J. E. B. Stuart, CSA , who
was born in the County. The courthouse
was built in 1852 and was remodeled in 1928.