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date: 13 October 2019

Cobb, Thomas Reade Rooteslocked

(10 April 1823–13 December 1862)
  • Thomas D. Morris

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Cobb, Thomas Reade Rootes (10 April 1823–13 December 1862), lawyer and Confederate congressman and military officer, was born in Jefferson County, Georgia, the son of John Addison Cobb, a planter, and Sarah Robinson Rootes. His older brother, Howell Cobb—congressman, governor, and secretary of the treasury under ...

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