RESUME John Singleton Mosby Attorney practicing law in Loudoun and Fauquier Counties Virginia Colonel Confederate Sta by via28446

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									                      RESUME--John Singleton Mosby
                      Attorney practicing law in Loudoun and Fauquier Counties, Virginia
                                  Colonel, Confederate States Army, Retired

              Law Offices in the California Building at Hotel & Culpeper Streets, Warrenton, Fauquier County, Virginia




OBJECTIVE:            To continue to serve Virginia with Honor, to make use of my abilities as a lawyer, to move on from the recent
Civil War, to see the United States truly reunited now that Southern Independence is no longer possible, to keep my personal
independence, and to make a safe and stable life for my wife Pauline, my two sons, and my four lovely daughters. I am willing to move.



QUALIFICATIONS:                Licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia
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                               Former Colonel, 43 Virginia Cavalry (“Mosby’s Rangers”) in the War Between the States


EDUCATION
          185os          Attended the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, majoring in Greek and Latin Studies
          1855          “Read” the law, passed the Virginia Bar Exam; began to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia


EMPLOYMENT
         1865-preent         Lawyer in Loudoun and Fauquier counties with offices at Warrenton, Virginia
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         1863-65             Commanded Mosby’s Rangers, the 43 Virginia Cavalry, ends with rank of colonel
         1862                Served as a lieutenant on Confederate Cavalry Commander JEB Stuart’s staff
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         1861-62             Private in the 1 Virginia Cavalry, appointed to the rank of lieutenant
         1855-1861           Lawyer in Washington County, Virginia with law office at Bristol
         1854-1855           Lawyer in Albemarle County, Virginia with law office at Howardsville

SKILLS/CHARACTER TRAITS
         1.   Creative thinker, careful planner, careful to notice the little details, self-motivated.
         2.   Skilled in taking and handling risks to get done the task at hand.
         3.   Can inspire confidence and respect in those who serve with or work with me.
         4.   Work well alone; independent thinker, willing to quickly make a decision when it is needed.
         5.   Understand “care and feeding” of those I work with and the needs of those who serve under me
         6.   Ability to judge character and ability of those working with me; can give them the right job to do
         7.   Self-motivated—come up with my own ideas and then can work hard to get them done
         8.   Drink a great deal of coffee (I know good coffee!) but do not drink alcohol or use drugs.


MY REFERENCES
         1.   General Robert E. Lee, C.S.A. retired—former boss
         2.   General U.S. Grant, President of the United States, former General, U.S. Army, former opponent
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         3.   William H. Chapman, Lieutenant Colonel, C.S.A., retired, 43 Virginia Battalion of Cavalry
              (second in-command of Mosby’s Rangers during the recent War Between the States)


                                                    Prepared March 1, 1872
Prepared March 1, 1872

								
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