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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number JSM-43a
Date January 3, 1895
Scope & Content Letter form John S. Mosby to Dr. Aristides Monteiro, January 3, 1895

Physical Appearance: Autographed letter signed from John S. Mosby to Dr. Aristides Monteiro, dated January 3, 1895 in Warrenton, VA. Mosby notifies Dr. Monteiro of a reunion of their men, which he will attend, to be held in Alexandria, Virginia on January 16. Mentions that on January 17th, "Once a Week" will publish Mosby's wartime sketch, "Harper Weekly" "sometime soon will publish my account of the Blazar fight." Mosby also encloses a letter from a Suffolk, Virginia woman, who possesses a wartime portrait of Mosby by artist Edward C. Bruce. In the postscript, "I have written a service of Sheridan Valley campaign in which I give "little Phil" ...hell." 1 pp. Marks: "No. 40" in top margin.

Note: The portait is now in the Museum of the Confederacy collection.
Creator Mosby, John S., Col.
People Mosby
Mosby, John Singleton
Monteiro, Aristides
Sheridan, Philip Henry
Search Terms Article
Subjects Portraits
Portrait paintings
Military leadership
Military life
Military officers