Breadcrumb Home Visit Battlefields and Heritage Sites Laurel Hill, Birthplace Of J.E.B. Stuart SHARE: Civil War | Historic SiteLaurel Hill, Birthplace Of J.E.B. Stuart Virginia 1091 Ararat Highway Ararat, VA 24053 United States Website http://www.jebstuart.org Laurel Hill was the birthplace and boyhood home of Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart, C.S.A. He was one of the most celebrated cavalrymen of the Confederacy. His units served as the eyes and ears of Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. Featured Content Civil War | Historic Site Ball's Bluff Battlefield Regional Park Leesburg, Virginia | Surrounding a national cemetery, this regional park preserves the site of the Battle of Ball's Bluff Civil War | Historic Site Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park Bristow, Virginia | The August 27, 1862, Battle of Kettle Run and the October 14, 1863, Battle of Bristoe Station both took place at this location.