- Haven t heard much from the group lately and was wondering if there was any news pertaining to this group or the 20th Massachusetts.Message 1 of 2 , Mar 18 8:35 AMView SourceHaven't heard much from the group lately and was wondering if there was
any news pertaining to this group or the 20th Massachusetts.
- Award-winning Civil War Author William Connery Is available to speak on his new book, Mosby’s Raids in Civil War Northern Virginia The most famous WarMessage 2 of 2 , Mar 18 8:40 AMView SourceAward-winning Civil War AuthorWilliam ConneryIs available to speak on his new book,Mosby’s Raids in Civil War Northern VirginiaThe most famous War Between the States name in Northern Virginia, other than General Robert E. Lee, is Colonel John Singleton Mosby, the Gray Ghost. He stands out among nearly one thousand generals who served in the war, celebrated most for his raids that captured Union general Edwin Stoughton in Fairfax and Colonel Daniel French Dulany in Rose Hill. By 1864, he was a feared partisan guerrilla in the North and a nightmare for Union troops protecting Washington City. After the war, his support for presidential candidate Ulysses S. Grant forced Mosby to leave his native Virginia for Hong Kong as U.S. consul. A mentor to young George S. Patton, Mosby’s military legacy extended to World War II. William S. Connery brings alive the many dimensions of this American hero.