From the Richmond Whig, 5/14/1864, p. 2, c. 5

FUNERAL OF MAJOR GENERAL J. E. B. STUART. - Gen. J. E. B. Stuart, who died on Thursday night from a wound received in the battle Yellow Tavern on Wednesday night, was buried from St. James' (Episcopal) Church, last evening at five o'clock. The funeral services were performed by the Rev. Joshua Peterkin, Pastor of St. James' Church. The pall-bearers were, General Winder, General Bragg, General McCowan, Mr. George W. Randolph, Commodore Forrest, General Chilton, General Lorton, and Captain Lee, of the C. S. Navy.

The President, the members of both Houses of Congress, and a large number of the civil and military officers of the Government were in attendance, and followed the body to the grave, in Hollywood Cemetery.

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