A whole family in the military service by the Confederate States.
, of Georgia
, the widow of Col. John A. Cobb
, has but three sons--the Hon. Howell Cobb
, the Hon. Thos. R. R. Cobb
, and John Cobb
All three are in the army — the two first are Colonels
of their respective Regiments, and the latter as Lieutenant
in a Georgia company. The Hon. Howell Cobb
has but three sons capable of bearing arms, and those three are in the military service as privates, as non-commissioned officers.
Neither of the other brothers have sons capable of bearing arms.