David Goetz is an author and expert on Colonel John S. Mosby. He owns Mosby's Confederacy Tours and leads tours in “Mosby's Confederacy.” He has published two books: Ever the Gray Ghost: Colonel John Singleton Mosby and the Lincoln Conspiracies and Hell is Being a Republican in Virginia, examining the postwar relationship between John Singleton Mosby and Ulysses S. Grant.
Mr. Goetz is descended from the family of Chaplain Father James M. Graves, a Jesuit priest who served with Generals Joe Johnston and Stonewall Jackson in the Army of Virginia during 1861-1862. He is a past commander of the Black Horse Camp #780, Sons of Confederate Veterans in Fauquier County and currently serves as vice-president of the Stuart-Mosby Historical Society.
Mr. Goetz has a professional background in public relations, sales and marketing. He holds an undergraduate degree in English from Bellarmine University, Louisville, Kentucky, and a Master of Science in Community Development from the University of Louisville. He is a U.S. Army veteran, received an Honorable Discharge, and lives in Culpeper County, Virginia