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here but me-‘cept- Except who? Only Colonel Mosby, sir. Colonel Mosby!!! exclaimed the spColonel Mosby!!! exclaimed the speaker, with at least three exclamation points in his accent, and getting hastily into the saddle. you joking? he added. You better not. Is Colonel Mosby here? Ye-s, sir, stammered the woman ind, rejoining their command, reported that Colonel Mosby, the celebrated partisan and guerilla, wast was then necessary to act with caution. Colonel Mosby was well known to be an officer of desperat in, cocked pistols in hand, ready to capture Mosby. He was not visible. In fact there was no a cradle, and sucking its thumb. Where is Mosby? thundered the officer. Oh! There he is! don't mean — I didn't mean nothin‘! I call him Mosby, sir-Colonel Mosby, sir-that's his name, sir! Colonel Mosby, sir-that's his name, sir! And awaiting her doom, she stood trembling before the intruders. Those personages looked from t the men upon their return; they only reported Mosby not found. I have mentioned it, however, and [1 more...
Mosby's raid into Fairfax. I. Among the daring partisans of the war, few have rendered such valuable services to the cause as Captain John S. Mosby. His exploits would furnish material d a position in front of the command which Captain Mosby accompanied. Neither side had advanced, ais only one of a thousand affairs in which Captain Mosby has figured, proving himself possessed of the expedition. In the summer of 1862, Captain Mosby was sent from Hanover Court-House on a miscribe: Previous to the eighth of March Captain Mosby had put himself to much trouble to discovedily. With a detachment of twentynine men Captain Mosby set out on his raid. He made his approng. By thus cutting through the triangle, Captain Mosby avoided all pickets, scouting parties, andmilar orders. Taking six men with him, Captain Mosby, who proceeded upon sure information, wentnd set out in silence on their return. Captain Mosby took the same road which had conducted him[5 more...]