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.
- 1857-12-30 Confederate army cavalry battalion commander John S. Mosby (24) weds Pauline Clarke in Nashville
- 1864-10-13 Battle of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia (Mosby's Raid)