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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 ...

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

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

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Howell Cobb: Georgia politician who championed Southern unionism during the ... The following year (1837), Cobb was elected solicitor general of a strongly ...

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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 ...

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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.

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Oct 26, 2010 ... A drunken, bloated blackguard on horseback, for instance, with the badge of a Major General on his collar, understood to be one Howell Cobb, ...

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Cleburne's commanding officer, General Joseph E. Johnston, refused to forward the ... Howell Cobb warned, “If slaves will make good soldiers[, then] our whole ...

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Georgian Howell Cobb is named president of the assembly. ... April 20, 1865, Major General Howell Cobb surrenders his troops and the city of Macon, Georgia .