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The memoirs of Colonel John S. Mosby

Author: John Singleton Mosby; Charles Wells Russell
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1959.
Series: Civil War centennial series.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Colonel Mosby was a 'Virginian of the Virginians', educated at the State's University, and seemed destined to pass his life as an obscure Virginia attorney, when war brought him his opportunity for fame. The following pages contain the story of his life as private in the cavalry, as a scout, and as a leader as partisans"--Introduction.
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Genre/Form: History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Confederate
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916.
Memoirs.
Bloomington, Indiana University Press [1959]
(OCoLC)615341129
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Singleton Mosby; Charles Wells Russell
OCLC Number: 52802232
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxviii, 414 p. : port. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Early life --
The war begins --
A private in the Cavalry --
Johnston's retreat from Harper's Ferry --
Recollections of Battle of Manassas --
The strategy of the Battle of Manassas --
About Fairfax Court House --
Campaigning with Stuart --
The campaign against Pope --
First exploits as a partisan --
The raid on Fairfax --
Stuart and the Gettysburg Campaign --
The year after Gettysburg --
The campaign against Sheridan --
The Greenback Raid --
Last days in the valley --
Final scenes --
In Retrospect --
My recollections of General Lee --
My recollections of General Grant.
Series Title: Civil War centennial series.
Responsibility: edited by Charles Wells Russell ; preface by Virgil Carrington Jones.

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"Colonel Mosby was a 'Virginian of the Virginians', educated at the State's University, and seemed destined to pass his life as an obscure Virginia attorney, when war brought him his opportunity for fame. The following pages contain the story of his life as private in the cavalry, as a scout, and as a leader as partisans"--Introduction.

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