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Charles Lewis MosbyRoster ID 690
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1858|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Charles Lewis Mosby, Class of 1858: Genealogy: Born- Dec. 10, 1837 in Powhatan Co. Va. Father- William W. Mosby; Mother- Elizabeth H. Mosby (maiden name unknown) Pat. Grandfather- Wade Mosby; Pat. Grandmother- Susanna Mosby (maiden name unknown, unless it was also Mosby) No information on Mat. Grandparents. Married- Lavinia Booker Hobson. No children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 31, 1854; Dismissed Dec. 6, 1856 for neglect of duties and studies. Military Record: Enlisted April 25, 1861 at Powhatan Court House in Co. E, 4th Va. Cavalry; promoted to Sgt. Aug. 1, 1861; promoted to Sgt. Major Sept. 12, 1861; Absent, wounded Nov. - Dec. 1862; unofficial source says he was wounded in action near Warrenton Springs, Va.; Captured (his horse was killed in action) at Stephensburg June 9, 1863; Exchanged June 25, 1863; signed parole at Manchester April 25, 1865. Careers: Farmer. Died- May 3, 1900 in Richmond, Va.|