MOSBY’S RANGERS: The Men & the Missions

A FUNDRAISER FOR DUFFIELDS DEPOT

WITH THE STUART-MOSBY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Join us for a talk on John Mosby’s movements around Jefferson  County and the men who fought beside him. The lecture will focus on The Duffields Station Raid on June 29, 1864, The Berryville Wagon Train Raid on August 13, 1864, and The Greenback Raid on October 14, 1864.

 

WHERE: The Byrd Center Auditorium, Shepherd University, 213 N. King Street, Shepherdstown, WV

WHEN: Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 7-9 pm

ADMISSION: $15 (cash or check)

ALL PROCEEDS GO TOWARD ASBESTOS ABATEMENT & CLEAN-UP AT DUFFIELDS DEPOT.

 

ABOUT OUR SPEAKERS:

Don Hakenson retired from the federal government in 2008 after working 37 years for the Department of the Army as a civilian and as a U.S. Air Force Vietnam Era veteran. For almost two decades Don has conducted bus tours of Civil War battlefields, Fairfax County, and the sites and locations of the Confederate guerilla chieftain John Singleton Mosby. Don has published eight books about Local Civil War History and Colonel John S. Mosby and his combat operations.

Don had two great-great grandfathers who served in the Confederate Cavalry of the Army of Northern Virginia. Don also had various cousins and uncles that served in the Forty-Third Battalion of Virginia Cavalry or Mosby’s Rangers.

Eric Buckland is President of the Stuart-Mosby Historical Society and a volunteer with the Mosby Heritage Area Association. He has written several books about some of the men who rode with Mosby’s Rangers. Eric retired in 1999 from the United States Army as a Lieutenant Colonel after a 22-year career spent primarily in Special Forces.