Mosby's Confederacy Tours
Mosby’s Confederacy Tours, civil war tours in Mosby’s Confederacy, including Virginia counties of Fauquier, Loudoun, Warren, Clarke and Fairfax, focusing on the life and history of John Singleton Mosby and Mosby’s Rangers.
“My purpose was to weaken the armies invading Virginia, by harassing their rear…To destroy supply trains, to break up the means of conveying intelligence, and thus isolating an army from its base, as well as its different corps from each other, to confuse their plans by capturing their dispatches, are the objects of partisan war. It is just as legitimate to fight an enemy in the rear as in the front. The only difference is in the danger…”
lived and fought!
and author of
“Hell is Being a Republican in Virginia”: The Postwar Relationship Between John Singleton Mosby and Ulysses S. Grant
Ever the Gray Ghost: Colonel John Singleton Mosby and the Lincoln Conspiracies
Tour Number One
The Life & Times of John Singleton Mosby
Includes numerous Mosby-related sites in Warrenton, Virginia.
Tour Number Two
From Mount Zion to Millwood: Bookends of Mosby’s Partisan Career
Follow the trail of the “Gray Ghost” of the Confederacy on this day-long tour.
Tour Number Three
Atrocities of 1864
This tour examines the causes of atrocities committed by both sides in the Loudoun and Shenandoah Valleys.
Books by David Goetz, your Tour Guide
“Hell is Being a Republican in Virginia”:
The Postwar Relationship Between John Singleton Mosby
and Ulysses S. Grant
By David Goetz
Ever the Gray Ghost:
Colonel John Singleton Mosby and the
By David Goetz