Civil War Confederate Army Officer. Organized Mosby's Rangers, 43rd VA Cavalry, was JEB Stuart's chief scout, and paved the way for Stuart's Ride around McClellan in the Peninsula campaign. Kidnapped Union General Edwin H. Stoughton at Fairfax Courthouse, VA on 3/9/1863 by slipping through enemy lines with 29 men. He disbanded his rangers on 4/20/1865 rather than surrender. He wasn't pardoned until 1866.