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Civil War Soldiers - Cobb
|COBB, HOWELL, Georgia.
Colonel, Sixteenth Georgia Regiment Infantry, July 15, 1861.
Brigadier general, P. A. C. S., February 13, 1862.
Major general, P. A. C. S., September 9, 1863.
Died in New York city, October 9, 1868.
April 16, 1862, Second Brigade, McLaw's Division, composed of the
Fifteenth North Carolina, the Second Louisiana, and the Sixteenth and
Twenty-fourth Georgia Regiments Infantry, and Cobb's Georgia Legion,
Army of Northern Virginia.
June 22, commanding Second Brigade, Magruder's Division, Army of
August 13, 1862, commanding a brigade in McLaw's Division, First
Corps, Army of Northern Virginia.
September 8, 1863, assigned command of reserve forces of the State of
Georgia Militia in Confederate States service.
March 30, 1864, same command.
April 7, 1864, relieved from duty in Department of Tennessee.
September 28, 1864, assigned command of the District of Georgia,
Department of Tennessee and Georgia.
March 27, 1865, same command.
Source: Military Records of General Officers of the Confederate
States of America, by Charles B. Hall, 1898