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Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 148 18 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 75 5 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 62 6 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 62 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 40 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 39 3 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 27 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 26 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 25 3 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 25 9 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones). You can also browse the collection for Howell Cobb or search for Howell Cobb in all documents.

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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Work of the Ordnance Bureau of the war Department of the Confederate States, 1861-5. (search)
Large ordnance stores were sent out of his way, to Macon, but could not be got any further on account of the previous wrecking of the railroads by Sherman. Gen. Howell Cobb, who was in command at Macon, determined to defend the place with its valuable ordnance works and accumulation of stores, though the prospect of success was orces, but claimed that the place had been captured, as his leading troopers had penetrated our lines by literally a few yards when they were brought to a halt. Gen. Cobb resisted this claim, saying that the armistice should have been enforced as soon as the flag of truce had reached the advance, and that even when it was put in farehouses of ordnance stores, by agreement with Maj. McBirney, Chief Ordnance Officer on Gen. Wilson's staff, he and I acting under orders from Generals Wilson and Cobb, with a view to safe-guarding the city from possible disaster by fire or explosion. What are one's feelings now in recalling these long by-gone days of the Civil
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), My personal experiences in taking up arms and in the battle of Malvern Hill. (search)
hat Gen. Magruder was there in command with a considerable force, all lying down in successive lines on the steep sloping side of the ravine. Nearest its brow was Cobb's Legion; next to them and almost in touching distance was Wright's brigade; next below them was our own gallant regiment forming a line by itself; below us was Mahone's brigade and other forces-near us were Gens. Magruder, Cobb, Wright and Armistead. The day was fast declining. The deep shade of the majestic trees with which the valley was filled and the smoke of the enemy's guns brought on twilight dimness before the close of the day. As we lay in close rank, we marked the flash of expler to charge—that order which whenever given either fires the heart or pales the face of the soldier. At last Magruder gives the order. It is first repeated by Gen. Cobb, and his brave Legion with a shout that for the moment drowned the roar of the artillery, arose and rushed forward. Then Wright repeats the order to his brigade
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
Breckinridge, Gen. J. C., 247. Brehm Henry G., 266. Broun, Col. W Leroy, 16. Broun, Major Thos. L., 349. Brown, Col. J. Thompson, 64. Buchanan, Capt. 40. Bulloch, Capt., 49. Bryan, Joseph, his service in Mosby's Command, 348. Cabell, Gen. W. L. 255. Carey, Misses made Confederate flag, 256. Carter, Lt. Robert. 50. Carrington J. McDowell, 337. Cemetery Ridge, 150 Chambersburg, The burning of, 152, Christian, Col. C. B.. 236. Clay, Clement C., 249. Cobb, Gen. Howell, 18. Cold Harbor, Recollections of Second Battle of, 319. Color Episode of the 149th Pennsylvania Volunteers, 266. Cloyd's Mountain, Recollections of Battle of 349. Confederate Flag, how it was devised, 235. Cook, Capt. John D. S., 195. Corse, Gen., Old Grand Dad, 320. Cowan, Col. Andrew, 194. Crater, Battle of, 208; Who gave order to charge at, 204. Crocker, Hon. J. F., 185, 194; Personal experiences of, 257. Curtin, Hon. A. G., 248. Cushing, Cal