Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Jefferson Davis” in part 1.2, chapter 1.5, page 74 of The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 2: Two Years of Grim War.:
..., killed at South Mountain.
On Cox fell the task of capturing the stone bridge.
The defense of the bridge was in the hands of General Robert Toombs, a former United States senator and a member of Jefferson Davis ' Cabinet.
Perhaps the most notable single event in the life of General Toombs was his holding of the Burnside Bridge at Antietam for three hours against the assaults of the Federal troops.
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