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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—the war on the Rapidan. (search)
always engaged in watching and harassing them, while Mosby and his followers watched for an opportunity to strithirty-five men. A month later, on the 8th of March, Mosby signalized himself by a bold stroke of extraordinaryEd. and Johnson, were located. Favored by darkness, Mosby, with twenty-nine men, slips between these camps, sureatens to have the intruder arrested. Do you know Mosby? remarks the latter.—What! have you captured that by the bearer of this good news.—Not exactly; it is Mosby himself who has captured you and is going to carry yers had been taken by surprise like Stoughton, while Mosby, as fortunate as he was daring, succeeded in getting detailed account of this raid see a letter from Colonel Mosby to a friend in Richmond, chap. VII. of Mosby aMosby and his Men, by J. M. Crawford.—Ed. During the first months of the year 1863 the Confederate partisans, mount for us to mention another bold stroke attempted by Mosby upon the rear of the Federal army. Wishing to take <
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Pennsylvania. (search)
s the depots, the regiments under instruction, and the artillery of the forts, had under his control several thousand infantry ready to take the field, and Stahel's division of cavalry, numbering six thousand horses, whose only task was to pursue Mosby and the few hundred partisans led by this daring chief. Heintzelman's total forces amounted to no less than thirty-six thousand men. Keyes, Schenck, and Heintzelman acted under the immediate authority of Halleck, who sought thereby to add throceeded toward Aldie. Colonel Duffie, with the First Rhode Island, detached by Kilpatrick, had been at Thoroughfare Gap since morning, and was to join him at Middleburg. On the same day, Stuart, after receiving some detailed information from Mosby regarding the positions which the Federals had occupied the day before, and believing them still far distant from the Bull Run Mountains, left his bivouacs along the Manassas Railroad to occupy the passes of these mountains. Chambliss, following