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John S. Mosby Quick Facts

Name Meaning Hebrew: God is gracious Vital Stats Birthday: December 6th, 1833 Birth Name:  John Singleton Mosby Birthplace:  Powhatan County, VA Date of Death: May 30th, 1916 Place of Death: Washington D.C. Height: 5’7″...

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The Baltimore Riot of April 19th, 1861

On April 15th,1861, President Abraham Lincoln called for 75,000 troops in response to the rebellion that had commenced three days earlier when Confederate forces fired on Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor. Response to the...

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John S. Mosby, George A. Custer and the Front Royal Executions of 1864

 In August 1864, Major General Phillip Sheridan launched a campaign to drive Confederate forces out of Virginia’s  Shenandoah Valley.  Sheridan organized his Army of the Shenandoah as it was called, in the northern end...

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The 7th Maine Infantry at the Battle of Antietam

By September 1862, the 7th Maine Infantry had been in the Army of the Potomac for a year. The regiment had seen action earlier in the year in the Peninsular Campaign in Virginia and...