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Stuart, Jeb Syllabification: Stu·art, Jeb
Pronunciation: /ˈst(y)o͞oərt/

Definition of Stuart, Jeb in English:

( 1833–64), Confederate military officer; full name James Ewell Brown Stuart. He resigned from the US army in 1861 to join the Confederate army as a brigadier general. Known for his brazen raids and reconnaissance missions during the Civil War, he was mortally wounded at the Battle of Yellow Tavern in Virginia.

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