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What Happened on December 6, 1833

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Person of interestJohn Singleton Mosby

John S. Mosby, Confederate army cavalry battalion commander in the American Civil War, born in Powhatan County, Virginia (d. 1916)

The Gray Ghost John Singleton Mosby
The Gray Ghost
John Singleton Mosby

1833 Highlights

About December 6, 1833

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 187 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius