Photo of Lt. William A. Cobb and Pvt. Jacob W. Cobb, Jr.(Postwar June 1884))
Ninth Georgia Volunteer Infantry Regiment, C.S.A.



From Lillian Henderson's "Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865":
Cobb, William A.--Junior 2d Lieutenant June 11, 1861 . Elected 2nd Lieutenant October 21, 1862 . Wounded in leg and disabled at Get tysburg, Pa. July 3, 1863 . Elected Captain of Co. E, 5th Regiment Ga. Reserve Inf. April 1864 . On detail duty as Enrolling Officer August 31, 1864 . No later record.
Cobb, Jacob W., Jr.----- private June 11, 1861. Wounded and captured, date and place not given.(Seven Days Battle-June 1862). Exchanged. Roll for February 28, 1865 , last on file, shows him present. No later record. Pension records show he lost sight, result of explosion of shell, at Seven Pines, Va. (Born at Americus, Ga. in 1842.)(Spent 6 months in Confederate hospitals in Richmond after 1862 wounding)

(GGUncle) William Cobb standing, (GGGrandfather) Jacob Cobb sitting.

Photo courtesy of Alan Anderson of Sumter Historic Trust
THANKS Alan!

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