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The memoirs of Colonel John S. Mosby,

Author: John Singleton Mosby; Charles Wells Russell
Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company, 1917.
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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 of Colonel John S. Mosby.
Boston, Little, Brown, and Company, 1917
(OCoLC)657118439
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Singleton Mosby; Charles Wells Russell
OCLC Number: 1750463
Description: xxi, 414 pages frontispiece, plates, portraits, folded map 23 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.
Responsibility: ed. by Charles Wells Russel ...

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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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