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The Memoirs of Colonel John S Mosby (1916)
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"The Confederate guerrilla cavalry chieftain relates the history of his daredevil command in this memoir. No other figure of the Civil War became during his lifetime such a storybook legend as John Mosby. Edmund Wilson. Southern Classics Series.Colonel John S. Mosby was one of the Confederacy's most effective and colorful cavalry leaders.
Operating in Northern Virginia near Washington, DC, Mosby's independent command waged guerrilla war behind Federal lines in what came to be called "Mosby's Confederacy". Mosby's Memoirs were written toward the end of his life and were published posthumously in 1917.
John Singleton Mosby (1833-1916) studied at the University of Virginia and was admitted to the Virginia Bar in 1854. Upon the secession of Virginia he entered the Confederate military service and subsequently formed an independent cavalry unit which operated behind Union lines in a region that came to be known as Mosby's Confederacy. After the war, Mosby held several US Government posts, including a consulship in Hong Kong.",