Dec 6, 2010

John Singleton Mosby

(Wikipedia) John Singleton Mosby (December 6, 1833 – May 30, 1916), also known as "the Gray Ghost", was a Confederate cavalry battalion commander in the American Civil War. His command, the 43rd Battalion, 1st Virginia Cavalry, known as Mosby's Raiders, was noted for its lightning quick raids, partisan or ranger-like tactics and its ability to successfully elude Union Army pursuers and disappear, blending in with local farmers and townspeople. Continued