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Manassas, Virginia (vicinity). Camp of General Irvin McDowell's body guard. Date: July 5,1862

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Colonel John S. Mosby, C.S.A. It was taken between 1860 and 1865. The picture shows Colonel John S. Mosby, the famous Confederate Raider of the Civil War. He virtulally invented Guerrilla Warfare, and as an old man, was friends with George S. Patton, who was a child. One wonders if Patton’s Bold and aggressive fighting style was influenced by childhood stories told him by this former Rebel Chieftan.

Confederate Colonel John Singleton Mosby aka 'The Gray Ghost' of the Virginia Volunteer Cavalry Battalion

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June 3, 1863 – Mosby’s Rangers or Raiders (43rd Battalion Virginia Cavalry) was organized by Col. John S. Mosby, also known as the “Grey Ghost”, at Rector’s Crossroads in Loudoun County, Virginia as a partisan force to harass and disrupt the Union Army in Northern Virginia. Several days later on June 9th, 1863, the largest cavalry battle of the Civil War occurs at Brandy Station near Culpeper, Virginia

Near Bull Run - HQ of Irvin McDowell, formerly the HQ of P.G.T Beauregard.

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The First Battle of Bull Run, also known as First Manassas (the name used by Confederate forces), was fought on July 21, 1861, in Prince William County, Virginia, near the city of Manassas, not far from the city of Washington, D.C. It was the first major battle of the American Civil War. The Union's forces were slow in positioning themselves, allowing Confederate reinforcements time to arrive by rail. Each side had about 18,000 poorly trained and poorly led troops in their first battle. It…

The First Battle of Bull Run, also known as First Manassas (the name used by…

The Battle of Bull Run was the first war of the civil war. The battle took place in Fairfax county Virginia and was very hectic due to the lack of military training. Confederate forces were victorious in this battle.

First Manassas (Bull Run) page with maps, photos, history articles, and preservation news

Great, Great, Great, Grandpa William Sparks, Civil War Vet, POW, awarded Southern Cross of Honor, with his trusty dog.

William Sparks, Civil War Vet, POW, awarded Southern Cross of Honor, with his trusty dog.

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