Brig. Gen. William McComb, C.S.A


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Brig. Gen. William McComb, C.S.A

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A bust portrait glass plate negative of Confederate Colonel
William McComb

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Bust portrait glass plate negative of soldier

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Colonel William McComb
(1828 - 1918)
Home State: Tennessee
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 14th Tennessee Infantry
On the Campaign-He commanded his regiment at Sharpsburg. In his after-action report, his Brigade commander, General Archer noted:

My loss in this action was 15 killed and 90 wounded; among the latter Colonel [William] McComb, Fourteenth Tennessee, severely, and Captain [T. W.] Flynt, Nineteenth Georgia, dangerously. The gallant conduct of both these officers attracted my attention, though where all who were engaged behaved so gallantly it is difficult to select examples of particular merit.

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