“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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Several markers trace the raid and the subsequent pursuit of Mosby
Mosby's Raid at Catlett's Station Marker image, Touch for more information
By Kevin White, August 30, 2007
Mosby's Raid at Catlett's Station Marker
Virginia (Fauquier County), Auburn — G-21 — Grapewood Farm Engagement
Pursued by Union detachments after raiding a train north of Catlett Station on 30 May 1863, Confederate Col. John S. Mosby and 50 of his Rangers (43rd Battalion Virginia Cavalry) made a stand on a hill just to the north. The Rangers used a howitzer . . . — Map (db m4563) HM
Virginia (Fauquier County), Catlett — B-35 — Mosby’s Raid at Catlett’s Station
To halt the flow of supplies to Union forces on the Orange & Alexandria R.R., Maj. John S. Mosby, C.S.A., destroyed a train near here on 30 May 1863. Removing a rail to stop the train, Mosby’s Rangers disabled the engine with a recently acquired . . . — Map (db m2246) HM
Virginia (Prince William County), Nokesville — GreenwichUnion Jack over Dixie
Although several engagements occurred nearby, Greenwich escaped unscathed, in part because of the creative actions of resident Charles Green, an Englishman. Green flew the British flag over his Carpenter's Gothic Home, The Lawn, built in 1855 . . . — Map (db m4360) HM

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