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Confederate Cavalry Commanders

Major-General James Ewell Brown Stuart,

Chief of cavalry of the army of Northern Virginia, was born in Patrick county, Va., February 6, 1833.

May 11th,1864 he received a wound from which he died at Richmond on the following day.

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Nathan Bedford Forrest

Born: Chapel Hill, Tennessee, July 13, 1821

Died: Memphis, Tennessee, October 29, 1877

Uneducated but not illiterate, Nathan Bedford Forrest
was a natural tactician who earned the praise of his enemies.

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Brig. Gen. John D. Imboden.

Born near Staunton, Virginia on January 16, 1823

Imboden died there on August 15, 1895. He is buried in the general's section of Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond.

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