James Ewell Brown Stuart II
Captain, United States Army
Appointed from Virginia, Captain, Commissary Subsistance, United States Volunteers, 9 June 1898
Honorably discharged from the volunteer service, 13 June 1899
James Ewell Brown Stuart II was born at Fort Riley, Kansas, on 26 June 1860. His parents were James Ewell Brown (J.E.B.) Stuart, United States Military Academy, Class of 1854, Major General, Confederate States of America Army, (6 February 1833-May 1864) and Flora Cook Stuart (1835-1923). He served in the United States Army as Captain, Commissary Subsistance, 1st Brigade during the Spanish-American War. He died on 28 November 1930 and was buried with full military honors in Section 7 of Arlington National Cemetery. His wife, Jo Phillips Stuart died on 4 October 1932 and is buried with the Captain.
CAPTAIN J. E. B. STUART
FUNERAL TO BE HELD AT ARLINGTON
FOR SON OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL
A military funeral for Captain James E. B. Stuart, who died on Wednesday at Istolpoga, Florida, will be held on Sunday or Monday in the National Cemetery at Arlington, Virginia.
Captain Stuart, who was a son of the famous Confederate cavalry General, “Jeb” Stuart, is survived by a widow, who lives with a daughter, Mrs. G. M. Garmany of Port Washington, Long Island; three other daughters and a son. J. E. B. Stuart, Jr. of Manhasset, Long Island.
Captain Stuart was born seventy years ago at Fort Riley Kansas, where his father was a First Lieutenant in the United States Army. He received an engineer’s training at Virginia Military Institute, but later became a banker in Virginia. In the war with Spain he won his rank of Captain.
President Roosevelt appointed him Collector
of Customs at Newport News, Virginia. In the World War, he served
in France in the Supply Department as a civilian. Since retirement
from business in 1927, he had lived at Long Beach, Long Island.
STUART, JO PHILLIPS W/O JAMES EWELL BROWN
Photos Courtesy of Holly, 2 April 2006