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Confederate Regiment

Cobb's (GA) Legion

 

Commanding Officer at Sharpsburg:
  Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb

 

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of Northern Virginia
  Corps - Longstreet's Command
  Brigade - Cobb's Brigade


Unit history

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 Battalion
the Cavalry Battalion,
and the Troup Battery.
See these units' listings for more information.

On the Sharpsburg Campaign

Colonel Cobb was not present on the Maryland Campaign - he was home on leave.

We have one individual in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
F&SColCobb, Thomas Reade Rootes        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person

 

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