Letter : Washington, D.C., to [John Henry] Martindale, 1863 Dec. 15.


Letter : Washington, D.C., to [John Henry] Martindale, 1863 Dec. 15.

Autograph letter signed. Hardie writes General Martindale, Military Governor of Washington, D.C., that John S. Mosby, the guerrilla leader, is reported to be in town and should be found and arrested. A return answer, written by Captain Henry B. Todd, Provost Marshal of the city of San Francisco, on the inner leaves of the letter, claims that the man alluded to was not Mosby. He also includes a description of Mosby.

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Martindale, J. H. (John Henry), 1815-1881

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Todd, Henry B.

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Butler-Gunsaulus Collection (University of Chicago. Library)

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Hardie, James Allen, 1823-1876

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Army officer. From the description of James Allen Hardie papers, 1844-1886 (bulk 1847-1876). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82606454 American soldier. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, D.C., to William Pitt Fessenden, 1865 Apr. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270510411 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chicago, to William W. Belknap, [ca. 1870?] Aug. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270499081 From the descri...

Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916

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John Singleton Mosby (1833-1916) of Powhatan County, Va., was a lawyer and Confederate officer. Mosby was educated at the University of Virginia and worked as a lawyer in Washington County, Va., prior to the Civil War. In 1861, Mosby enlisted in the 1st Virginia Cavalry. He was eventually promoted to colonel and led the 43rd Battalion, 1st Virginia Cavalry. After the war Mosby returned to practicing law in Warrenton, Va., and San Francisco, Calif. He also served at the United States Consul in Ho...