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    Thomas R.R. Cobb Franked Transmittal Cover Signed "TRRC." 5.5" x 3", postmarked Athens, Georgia; June 14, [1861]. Addressed to his brother, Hon. Howell Cobb, in Richmond. When Georgia seceded from the Union on January 19, 1861, Cobb was elected to the Provincial Congress of the Confederate States of America in Montgomery, Alabama, and served on the committee that drafted the Confederate constitution. In the late summer of 1861, he organized Cobb's Legion. The Legion was assigned to the Army of Northern Virginia and sustained heavy losses in the Maryland Campaign. Cobb was promoted to Brigadier General on November 1, 1862. He was wounded at Fredericksburg on December 13, 1862 and died on the field of battle.

    Condition: Torn along the top edge. With light toning throughout. Usual wear and soiling. Pencil identification notation on verso.


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    November, 2020
    12th Thursday
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