|Creator:||Cobb, Thomas Reade Rootes, 1823-1862|
|Title:||Thomas Reade Rootes (T.R.R.) Cobb papers|
|Quantity:||0.4 Linear feet (1 document box)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of papers of Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb from 1852-1862. Consists primarily of typescript copies of letters to his wife, Marian Lumpkin Cobb (1860-1862) while commanding Cobb's Legion. The letters discuss Cobb's participation in the Seven Days' Battle, the Battle of Antietam, and the Battle of 2nd Bull Run; and his attitude toward the events and personalities he encountered during his military career.|
Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb (1823-1862), lawyer and Brigadier General, born at Cherry Hill plantation in Jefferson County, Georgia. During the Civil War, he commanded Cobb's Legion and was killed at Fredericksburg, Virginia.
For more information, see the article "Thomas R. R. Cobb (1823-1862)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.
Arranged in chronological order.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb papers, MS 448. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.
Related collections in this repository: Other Cobb family papers.