Howell Cobb, President of the Provisional Confederate States Congress.


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Howell Cobb, President of the Provisional Confederate States Congress.

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Anthony, Edward, 1818-1888 Contributor.

Brady, Mathew B., 1823?-1896 Photographer.

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A full-body portrait photograph of Confederate Brigadier General Howell Cobb

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Full-body portrait photograph of General in uniform

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Photographic print

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Library of Congress

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Brigadier General Howell Cobb
(1815 - 1868)
Home State: Georgia
Command Billet: Brigade Commander
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: Cobb's Brigade
On the Campaign-He commanded Cobb's Brigade in McLaws' Division of Longstreet's Command. He was at Crampton's Gap (South Mountain), but absent at Sharpsburg.

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