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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 154 4 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 137 7 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 105 5 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 25 1 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 25 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 22 2 Browse Search
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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) 8 0 Browse Search
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le. Seven days being given to make the march and diversion indicated. We left Atlanta on the morning of November fifteenth, crossed Flint River, and occupied Jonesboro. A portion of General Wheeler's cavalry and the Georgia militia, under General Cobb, were reported to be at Lovejoy Station. I met and drove back Wheeler's advance next morning, and found him in position, occupying the old rebel earthworks constructed by Hood's army on its recent retreat from Jonesboro. Colonel Murray (Firsennessee infantry: J. H. W. Clinch, Colonel, Aid General Hardee; George P. Harrison, Colonel, militia; Thomas F. Wells, Lieutenant-Colonel, Georgia militia; A. D. Taylor, Captain, Post Quartermaster, Eatonton, Georgia; Charles W. Baldwin, Captain, Cobb's Georgia Legion; S. McCombs, Captain, Brigade Commissary of Subsistence, Cook's brigade, Ewell's corps; J. R. Respass, Captain, commanding militia company; Benjamin Milliken, Captain, First Georgia Reserves, company E; F. M. Boace, First Lieutena
was handsomely executed by General Evans, with his own and Cobb's brigade, forcing the enemy back to his guns on Malvern Hirison. This pass had been defended by the brigade of General Cobb, supported by those of Semmes and Mahone, but unable totteries on Marye's and Willis's hills, at the foot of which Cobb's brigade, of McLaws's division, and the Twenty-fourth NortIn the third assault, the brave and lamented Brigadier-General Thomas R. R. Cobb fell at the head of his gallant troops, and k was borne from the field, severely wounded. Fearing that Cobb's brigade might exhaust its ammunition, General Longstreet o regiments to its support. Arriving after the fall of General Cobb, he assumed command, his troops taking position on the he loss of valuable lives. In Brigadier-Generals Gregg and Cobb the Confederacy has lost two of its noblest citizens, and te First, Fourth, and Ninth Virginia cavalry, the cavalry of Cobb's Legion and the Jeff Davis Legion, will cross the Chickaho
ifty-eighth Virginia was placed in rear of our batteries, on the left flank, to support them. The Fifty-second was further in the rear. The Forty-fourth was divided into two parts, and each part thrown forward as skirmishers. One part, under Major Cobb, skirmished the wood, near our most advanced battery on our left; the other part, under Captain Buckner, skirmished the wood near the main road to our front. This latter first came in contact with the enemy, and being overpowered, retired and formed a junction with the first part. They were then attacked by two regiments of the enemy, and after the exchange of a few rounds, the Forty-fourth, under Major Cobb, gallantly charged them with the bayonet, drove them back, killing several, (one with the bayonet,) and taking five prisoners. The Forty-fourth numbered, in the fight, about one hundred and twenty or one hundred and thirty men. The Forty-fourth and Fifty-eighth then waited, but the enemy not approaching very near, except the sha
el Anderson was advanced to the position of General Cobb, who had just gone to the support of Generadered by General Magruder to the support of General Cobb. Having no instructions to the contrary, Cnderson advanced upon the front occupied by General Cobb over broken ground, and into a dense swamp.nd being raw, I directed the three regiments of Cobb's brigade, then on the spot, instead of Armisteroops in front, when it was required. Brigadier-General Cobb, whose brigade was posted at three difwas twice severely wounded, whilst accompanying Cobb's brigade to the attack on the batteries. Myth Carolina regiment, by way of the camp of Colonel Cobb, from whom I would get definite informationfter marching about six miles, I arrived at Colonel Cobb's camp, and procured the information desireI take occasion to express my obligation to Colonel Cobb for furnishing me with valuable informationorm the third line of battle, in support of General Cobb's brigade, which formed the second. My reg[32 more...]
73 Barksdale's Brigade       53028244 4311311 Cobb's Brigade       12642928926426846846 Lee's Artions to guard the pass over the Blue Ridge. General Cobb's brigade was directed to cross the valley,alley, I had, about twelve o'clock, ordered General Cobb to return with his brigade to the camp, neaon's Gap, leaving a mere guard, and to tell General Cobb, on his arrival in the vicinity, to take coy. I, however, sent ny Adjutant-General to General Cobb, as also Major Goggin of my staff, with dirthe dispositions previous to the arrival of General Cobb. Very respectfully, L. McLaws, Major-Ge the enemy below Crampton's Gap. Those of Generals Cobb, and Semmes, and Mahone, (Colonel Parham,) driven the enemy, as did the other brigades of Cobb, Semmes, and Barksdale, because of the weaknessl Semmes was placed in reserve in his rear; General Cobb's brigade on the left of General Kershaw, wt of one of my couriers, Mr. Thomas Paschal, of Cobb's legion, deserves special mention for his cour[1