- n. Christian martyr; patron saint of England; hero of the legend of Saint George and the Dragon in which he slew a dragon and saved a princess (?-303)
“General Philip St. George Cooke, whose service Virginia had coveted a year previously, proved himself utterly incapable of grasping his military problem or of acting promptly.”
“On December 26, 1861, nervously shattered by eight months' anxious service, the chivalrous Philip St. George Cocke had ended his life.”
“At Culpeper, collecting men as rapidly as possible, was Colonel Philip St. George Cocke, a rich planter who had been graduated from West Point in1832 and had been for two years a lieutenant in the United States army.10”
“From his brigade headquarters at Portici, Colonel Philip St. George Cocke had directed the earliest reinforcements to reach the flank.”
“St. George Cocke, who had not borne arms for nearly thirty years; and a Carolina millionaire sportsman of no previous military training.”
“Its colonel was John Rogers Cooke, known in the old army as the son of General Philip St. George Cooke and as the brother-in-law of Jeb Stuart.”
“Virginia had no planter more renowned that St. George Cocke.”
“Inasmuch as the Federal cavalry were known to be under Stuart's father-in-law, Brigadier General Philip St. George Cooke, a Virginian and a renowned trooper of the old army, it could not be that he had neglected that important crossroad.”
“All was going miraculously well on my trail following the Raphael St. George until I met Edward Chaney at a party in London.”
“First she phoned the Hanksville branch of the Bureau of Land Management BLM and left a message; then she called the St. George police and filed a report.”
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