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Thomas Howell Cobb (September 7, 1815 – October 9, 1868) was an American political figure. .... In the closing days of the war, Cobb fruitlessly opposed General Robert E. Lee's eleventh hour proposal of enlisting slaves into the Confederate ...


Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb (April 10, 1823 – December 13, 1862) was an American lawyer, author, politician, and Confederate States Army officer, killed in the Battle of Fredericksburg during the American Civil War. He is the brother of noted Confederate statesman Howell Cobb. ... He was promoted to brigadier general on November 1, 1862, but this ...


A mid-nineteenth-century politician, Howell Cobb served as congressman ... of the Provisional Confederate Congress (1861-62) and a major general of the ...


Howell Cobb: Sept. 7, 1815 ... The following year (1837), Cobb was elected solicitor general of a strongly pro-Union district in northeastern Georgia. Cobb held ...


Howell Cobb, Sec. of the Treasury, Speaker of the House, Presidential .... time in his life, gave up politics in order to become a general in the Confederate army.


Jun 10, 2017 ... Genealogy for Howell Cobb, Sr. (1815 - 1868) family tree on Geni, with over 175 million profiles of ... General Howell Cobb in WikiTree ...


Posts about Howell Cobb written by Andy Hall. ... to see the name of that good and great man and soldier, General R. E. Lee, given as authority for such a policy .


(Including brother Thomas Reade Roots Cobb, a future lawyer and Confederate Brigadier General.) He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1834.


Jan 28, 2015 ... Howell Cobb, southern politician and brigadier general in the Confederate States of America army: "The day you make soldiers of (slaves) is ...

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