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The Mosby Myth

A Confederate Hero in Life and Legend

The Mosby Myth( )
Author: Ashdown, Paul
Caudill, Edward
Series title:The American Crisis Series: Books on the Civil War Era Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8420-2928-5
Publication Date:Jan 2002
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:Contact Supplier contact USD $110.00
Book Description:

Confederate Colonel John Singleton Mosby (1833-1916) was only one of a number of heroes to emerge during the Civil War, yet he holds a singular place in the American imagination. He is the irrepressible rebel with a cause, the horseman who emerges from the forest to protect the embattled farmer and his household and bring retribution to the invader. Mosby was the fabled 'Gray Ghost' of the Confederacy, a mythic cavalry officer who operated with virtual impunity behind Union lines near...
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Book Details
Pages:231
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Military
History / Military / General
Social Science / Popular Culture
History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.5 x 8.72 x 0.89 Inches
Book Weight:1.08 Pounds



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