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Littleberry Mosby

Born: Jan 28, 1757

Death: Oct 26, 1821

Birthplace: Cumberland County

Nationality: United States

Littleberry Mosby

Date of Birth : Jan 28, 1757
Date of Death : Oct 26, 1821
Birth Place : Cumberland County

Littleberry C. Mosby Jr. was an American military officer. During the American Revolutionary War, he served in the Continental Army as a captain in the 2nd Georgia Regiment, and was captured at the Siege of Savannah in 1778. After his release, he served as a major commanding a cavalry battalion in the Virginia militia. During the War of 1812, he was a brigadier general in the Virginia militia. The son of Colonel Littleberry Mosby Sr., he lived his entire life at Mosby Tavern in Cumberland County, Virginia/Powhatan County, Virginia, Powhatan County having been created from the eastern portion of Cumberland County in May 1777.

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