Bibliography for Researching
The Cobb's Georgia Legion
NOTE: Organized Spring l86l, composed of cavalry, infantry and
artillery; the Legion moved to Virginia but the three arms never
Confederate Military History, Extended Edition. Vol. 7:
Georgia. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot,
See pp. 45-47 (2 photocopied pages) for a brief unit history.
Crute, Joseph H., Jr. Units of the Confederate States Army.
Midlothian, VA: Derwent Books,
See pp. 118-19 (1 photocopied page) for a concise summary of
the legion's service.
Holland, Lynood. Pierce M.B. Young: The Warwick of the South.
Athens, GA: Univ of Ga Pr,
1964. 259 p. E664Y6H6.
Howard, Wiley C. Sketch of Cobb Legion Cavalry and Some Incidents
and Scenes Remembered.
Atlanta, GA: n.p., 1901. 20 p. (11 photocopied pages). E559.6.9th.H69.
Sifakis, Stewart. Compendium of the Confederate Armies:...Georgia.
NY: Facts on File, 1995.
pp. 144-45 (2 photocopied pages). E577S53.1995.
The following manuscripts may be found in the US Military History Institute Archives:
Roster - BrakeColl
Harman, Martin (Letter) - BrakeColl
DeLong, William (Letters) - BrakeColl
Huff, William T. - CWTIColl
Jones, H.F. (Letter) - LeighColl Book 28 #68-72
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