By Jeffry D. Wert

ISBN-10: 0671747452

ISBN-13: 9780671747459

No unmarried battalion used to be extra feared throughout the Civil struggle than the forty third Battalion of Virginia Cavalry. As one modern acknowledged, “They had…all the glamour of Robin Hood…all the braveness and bravado of the traditional crusaders.” greater often called Mosby’s Rangers, they have been an elite guerrilla unit that operated with attractive good fortune in northern Virginia and Maryland from 1863 to the final days of the war.

In this shiny account of the well-known command of John Singleton Mosby, Jeffry D. Wert explores the character of this iron-willed commander and fantastic tactician and offers us colourful profiles of the officials who served less than him. Drawing on modern records, together with letters and diaries, this can be the main entire and vibrant account to this point of the scuffling with unit that used to be so hated by means of basic Ulysses S. furnish that he ordered any captured Ranger to be summarily carried out with out trial.

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