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In this vivid account of the famous command of John Singleton Mosby, Jeffrey D. ...
In this vivid account of the famous command of John Singleton Mosby, Jeffrey D. Wert explores the personality of this iron-will commander and brilliant tactician and gives us colorful profiles of the officers who served under him. Drawing on contemporary documents, including letters and diaries, this is the most complete and vivid account to date of the fighting unit that was so hated by General Ulysses S. Grant that he ordered any captured Ranger to be summarily executed without trial.
No single battalion was more feared during the Civil War than the 43rd Battalion of Virginia Cavalry, better known as "Mosby's Rangers." Here, in vivid and fascinating detail, is the most authoritative account of the Rangers' infamous adventures, written by a prize-winning historian. ". . . recommended for nearly any Civil War collection."--Booklist. 16 pages of photographs.
Posted September 15, 2011
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