Jeb Stuart: the last cavalier

Front Cover
Wings Books, 1957 - Biography & Autobiography - 462 pages
3 Reviews
From the author of They Called Him Stonewall. Definitive biography of the dashing Confederate general is history at its best: fascinating, colorful, provocative. Includes portraits of Stuart's early life, training at West Point, the fateful decision to side with the South and action-packed battle scenes. 7 maps. 8 pages of photos. 470 pages.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - KidQuislet - LibraryThing

Author Burke Davis does an exhaustive documentary of Stuart and his life (particularly in the first half of the Civil War) up to his premature death. The book paints Stuart almost completely in a ... Read full review

Review: Jeb Stuart: The Last Cavalier

User Review  - Fredrick - Goodreads

Jeb Stuart was Lee's most dashing cavalry general. He was a thorn in the side of the Union army but didn't show up in time for a vital battle. Read full review


Old John Brown
The Young Warrior
On the Frontier

22 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1957)

BURKE DAVIS is a historian and noted author associated with the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. He has written more than thirty books, many about the colonial period in American history. He lives in southwestern Virginia.

Bibliographic information