John Singleton Mosby

The Gray Ghost John Singleton Mosby Full Name: John Singleton Mosby
Nationality: American

Profession: The Gray Ghost
Why Famous: A Confederate Army cavalry battalion commander in the American Civil War, nicknamed the "Gray Ghost". His command, the 43rd Battalion, 1st Virginia Cavalry, known as Mosby's Rangers or Mosby's Raiders, was a partisan ranger unit noted for its lightning quick raids and its ability to elude Union Army pursuers and disappear, blending in with local farmers and townsmen.

Born: December 6, 1833
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Powhatan County, Virginia, USA

Died: May 30, 1916 (aged 82)

Married Life

  • 1857-12-30 Confederate Army John Singleton Mosby (24) weds Pauline Clarke in Nashville

Historical Events in the Life of John Singleton Mosby

  • 1864-10-13 Battle of Harpers Ferry, WV (Mosby's Raid)

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