Mary Marrow Stuart Smith (1889-1985) lived a remarkable life as a respected artist and Virginia educator. The eldest grandchild of famed Confederate Cavalry General J.E.B. Stuart, she belonged to one of the Commonwealth's most celebrated families. Based on her original, never-before-published memoirs, Life after J.E.B. Stuart recounts Marrow's childhood as the Stuart family struggled to survive following the Civil War. It explores her efforts to pursue a fine arts education and career within a family known for its male soldiers and politicians. With rare photographs, previously unknown information about the family, and a foreword by Marrow's granddaughter, Life after J.E.B. Stuart is a must-read for those interested in the Civil War, southern history, or women's studies.