Commanding Officer at Sharpsburg:
Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb
Please note that the Legion was a "Combined Arms" unit, meaning it was composed of Infantry, Cavalry, and Artillery components. Although organized and raised together in August 1861, these organizations never actually fought together as one command, but were more or less independent units. In Cobb's Legion, these were:
the Infantry BattalionSee these units' listings for more information.
the Cavalry Battalion,
and the Troup Battery.
On the Sharpsburg Campaign
Colonel Cobb was not present on the Maryland Campaign - he was home on leave.
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|F&S||Col||Cobb, Thomas Reade Rootes|
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