Mosby and His Men: A Record of the Adventures of that Renowned Partisan Ranger, John S. Mosby, Colonel C.S.A. ; Including the Exploits of Smith, Chapman, Richards, Montjoy, Turner, Russell, Glasscock, and the Men Under Them

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G.W. Carleton & Company, 1867 - United States - 375 pages
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