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John Singleton Mosby
Birth: Dec. 6, 1833
Powhatan County
Virginia, USA
Death: May 30, 1916

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. Organized Mosby's Rangers, 43rd VA Cavalry, was JEB Stuart's chief scout, and paved the way for Stuart's Ride around McClellan in the Peninsula campaign. Kidnapped Union General Edwin H. Stoughton at Fairfax Courthouse, VA on 3/9/1863 by slipping through enemy lines with 29 men. He disbanded his rangers on 4/20/1865 rather than surrender. He wasn't pardoned until 1866. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Pauline Mariah Clarke Mosby (1837 - 1876)*
 
 Children:
  May Virginia Mosby Campbell (1858 - 1904)*
  Beverly Clarke Mosby (1860 - 1946)*
  John Singleton Mosby (1863 - 1915)*
  Lincoln Mosby (1865 - 1924)*
  Victoria Stuart Mosby Coleman (1866 - 1946)*
  Pauline V. Mosby (1869 - 1951)*
  Ada B. Mosby (1871 - 1937)*
  George Prentiss Mosby (1873 - 1874)*
  Alfred McLaurine Mosby (1876 - 1876)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Warrenton Cemetery
Warrenton
Fauquier County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Take your first right after turning in the gate. Grave is on the left near the Confederate Memorial
 
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Record added: Jun 16, 1998
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John Singleton Mosby
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We never retreated.....just reloading.
- Nathan Lee Wood
 Added: Aug. 21, 2014

- Mark Vernon
 Added: Aug. 11, 2014
Your star will always shine brightly . I salute you Sir . A gallant and brilliant soilder . You will never be forgotten .
- Sheila in Modesto
 Added: Aug. 8, 2014
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