By Harriet Bey Mesic
Cobb's Legion Cavalry: A heritage and Roster of the 9th Georgia Volunteers within the Civil warfare КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: McFarland & corporation, IncАвтор(ы): Harriet Bey MesicЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 2009Количество страниц: 377ISBN: 978-0-7864-3795-5Формат: pdf (e-book)Размер: 5,02 mb"The top regiment of both military, North or South"--this was once the outline of Cobb's Legion provided by means of accomplice normal Wade Hampton in the course of the Civil warfare. this huge and skilled unit performed a very important position for the South through the struggle. Their activities in additional than a hundred thirty battles and different engagements over the process the warfare are the topic of this publication. also, biographies of the officials and the approximately 1500 males of the regiment are integrated, in addition to files of these who died, abandoned, or have been prisoners of conflict. RAPIDили IFOLDER zero
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Woods Company H — Died: Isaac Sterling Company I — Captured: Richard L. Mass, Merriman Winters 44 COBB’S LEGION CAVALRY Little Washington The next morning, Thursday, November 6, 1862, Hampton’s brigade was sent to cover the front at Sperryville, with advance posts at Gaine’s Cross Roads and Amissville. After a skirmish at Gaine’s Cross Roads, where the Federals were beaten back by Cobb’s Legion Cavalry, Stuart commended the troopers for behaving with gallantry and for routing the enemy.
The gunners had their lanyards in hand and were waiting for the horsemen to come into effective range when Hampton became aware of the danger. He frantically fashioned a white ﬂag and waved it. What could have been a serious disaster was averted. That night, Saturday, September 13, 1862, as Hampton’s men spread out along the ridge of South Mountain, they could see thousands of Federal campﬁres in the valley east of the mountain. The next morning, Stuart moved Hampton’s brigade nearer to the Potomac at the south end of South Mountain to guard the road next to the river.
Close-quarters combat with sabers and pistols soon followed. According to Union reports, thirty-seven Confederates were killed in the skirmishing. Hearing a rumor that evening that Federal troops were in their rear, Stuart ordered Hampton to withdraw his men westward along the Flint Hill Road. Company Notes October 16–November 5, 1862 Company Company Company Company A — Killed: Henry N. Rhodes B — Captured: Michael J. F. Noose E — Killed: John E. Mitchell F — Wounded: John Randolph Byne, William C.