What salute to the World's Greatest Generals would be complete without a look at JEB Stuart. Stuart was a dashing officer, often sporting a peacock feather in his hat. On the battlefield he was all business, and one of the great Cavalry commanders of all time. Stuart was killed at the Battle of Yellow Tavern in the War. I find it interesting that he was only 31 years old at the time of his death. A short, but certainly magnificent life.