The memoirs of Colonel John S. Mosby

Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916

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  • Creator foreword by J.O. Tate
  • Format Books
  • Publication J.S. Saunders 1995 edition. Nashville : J.S. Sanders & Co., [1995] ©1995
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xxi, 414 pages ; 21 cm
  • ISBNs 1879941279, 9781879941274
  • OCLC ocm32883400

Summary

  • "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.

Notes

  • Includes index.
  • Originally published: 1917.

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
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