Richmond Whig, 5/13/1864

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From the Richmond Whig, 5/13/1864, p. 1, c. 1

GEN. J. E. B. STUART.

Gen. Stuart was reported as improving last evening. The rumor of his death at noon, which caused so deep a sensation among the resident and transient population of Richmond, was speedily dissipated by an announcement from his surgeon that he was getting on well, and that his symptoms were hopeful. We trust that he may live to meet and repel many a Yankee raid.

We learned with the saddest regret, since the above was in type, that Gen. Stuart died at 8 o’clock last night. We must defer any notice of his services, owing to the lateness of the hour at which we write, until tomorrow’s issue. 

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