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Richard Stoddert Ewell was a career U.S. Army officer and a
Confederate general during the American Civil War. He achieved fame as a
senior commander under Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee and fought
effectively through much of the war, but his legacy has been clouded by
controversies over his actions at the Battle of Gettysburg and at the
Battle of Spotsylvania Court House.
He and his wife died of pneumonia
within three days of each other. He died January 25, 1872 at the age of
Where are they buried?
- Old City Cemetery, Nashville, Tennessee
- Cremated, ashes given to family or friend
- Shepherd Memorial Park, Hendersonville, North Carolina
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