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According to the book Units Of The Confederate States Army by Joseph H. Crute Jr. under the 9th Cavalry Regiment listing it says See Cobb's Georgia Legion.

Organization

Company Unit Name County Commander
Staff

Pierce Manning B. Young
Gilbert J. Wright

Company A
Richmond Hussars, Company A
Richmond
Thomas P. Stovall
J. J. Thompson
Thomas B. Archer

Company B
Fulton Dragoons, Company A
Fulton
Zachariah Armistead Rice
Benjamin Cudworth Yancey
Oliver H. P. Juhan
John H. Burr

Company C
Georgia Troopers, Company A / Deloney's Troopers
Clarke

Hall

Jackson

Lumpkin
William G. Deloney
Thomas C. Williams

Company D
Dougherty Hussars
Dougherty
W. J. Lawton
Gilbert J. Wright
C. H. Camfield
Samuel D. Bostwick

Company E*
Roswell Troopers
Cobb

Gwinnett
William C. Dial
Barrington S. King

Company F*
Grubb's Hussars
Burke
Malcolm D. Jones
R. Bill Roberts

Company G*
Fulton Dragoons, Company B
Fulton
William M. Williams
Joel C. Barnett

Company H*
Georgia Troopers, Company B
Clarke
Capt. Jeremiah E. Ritch (from the start of the war until 9 Jun 1863)

1st Lt. Isham H. Pittard (from 9 Jun 1863 until 21 Feb 1864)

2nd Lt. Thomas J. Dunnahoo (from 21 Feb 1864 until 12 Apr 1865)

2nd Lt. Alexander F. Dent (from 12 Apr 1865 until the end of the war - 26 Apr 1865)

Company I*
Richmond Hussars, Company B
Fulton

Richmond
J. Jefferson Thomas
William B. Young
William Duke

Company K* (1)
Richmond Dragoons
Richmond
F. Edgeworth Eve
J. J. Floyd (Captain)

Company L*

DeKalb
Alpheus M. Rogers

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*Added after the formation of the Legion.

(1) Special Orders #161, Adjutant and Inspector Generalís Office (July 11, 1864) transferred this company to Phillips Legion (Georgia), Cavalry.

(Entries in italics are questionable)

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Assignments

Army of the Peninsula (September-October 1861)
Unattached, Department of the Peninsula (October-November 1861)

McLaws' Division, Department of the Peninsula (January-April 1862)

Cobb's Brigade, McLaws' Division, Magruder's Command, Department of Northern Virginia (April-May 1862)

Cavalry Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia (May-July 1862)

Hampton's Brigade, Cavalry Division, Army of Northern Virginia (July 1862-September 1863)

Butler's-Young Brigade, Hampton's-Butler's Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of Northern Virginia (September 1863-January 1865)

Young's Brigade, Butler's Division, Hampton's Cavalry Command (January-April 1865)

Logan's Brigade, Butler's Division, Hampton's Cavalry Command, Army of Tennessee (April 1865)

(Excerpted from the Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia, by Stewart Sifakis, published by Facts on File [out of print])

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Battles

Yorktown Siege, Virginia (4/62)
Seven Days Battles, Virginia (6/25/62 - 7/1/62)
Harrison's Landing, Virginia (8/2/62 - 8/8/62)
Middletown, Maryland (9/13/62)
South Mountain, Maryland (9/14/62)
Antietam, Maryland (9/17/62)
Barbee's Crossroads, Virginia (11/5/62)
Dumfries, Virginia (12/12/62)
Fredericksburg, Virginia (12/13/62)
Occoquan, Virginia (12/19/62)
Dumfries and Fairfax Station, Virginia (12/27/62 - 12/29/62)
Brandy Station, Virginia (6/9/63)
Upperville, Virginia (6/21/63)
Hanover, Pennsylvania (6/30/63)
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (7/1/63 - 7/3/63)
Hunterstown, Pennsylvania (7/2/63)
Bristoe Campaign, Virginia (10/63)
Mine Run Campaign, Virginia (11/63 - 12/63)
Wilderness, Virginia (5/5/64 - 5/6/64)
Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia (5/8/64 - 5/21/64)
North Anna, Virginia (5/23/64 - 5/26/64)
Petersburg Siege, Virginia (6/1/64 - 4/1/65)
Cold Harbor, Virginia (6/1/64 - 6/3/64)
Williamsburg Road, Virginia (10/27/64)
Carolinas Campaign (2/65 - 4/30/65)
Bentonville, North Carolina (3/19/65 - 3/21/65)
(Excerpted from the Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia, by Stewart Sifakis, published by Facts on File [out of print])

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Resources

Sketch of Cobb Legion Cavalry and Some Incidents and Scenes Remembered: (Wiley C.Howard) (Documenting the American South, Beginnings to 1920., University of North Carolina)

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