Hood, John Bell, 1831-1879

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1831
Death 1879-08-30
English

Biographical notes:

Commander of the 4th Texas Regiment.

From the description of Letter, 1862 Jan. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973320

Army officer.

From the description of Note of John Bell Hood, 1870. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450985

Confederate Army officer, stationed at Nashville (Davidson Co.), Tenn.

From the description of Papers, 1862-1865. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19793299

John Bell Hood (b. June 1, 1831, Bath County, Ga.-d. Aug. 30, 1879, New Orleans, La.), Lieutenant General in the Army of the Confederacy, graduated from West Point in 1853. He commanded the Texas Brigade, led at the battles of Gaine's Mill, 2nd Bull Run, and Antietam, and was wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg (1863). He directed three divisions of the Army of Tennessee at the Battle of Chickamauga and lost battles at Atlanta, Franklin, and Nashville. He gave up his command in January 1865 and surrendered in May of that year.

From the description of Hood, John Bell, 1831-1879 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10568069

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  • Drama--Collections
  • Flags
  • Women
  • Soldiers--Correspondence

Occupations:

  • Army officers
  • Generals--Confederate States of America

Places:

  • Franklin (Tenn.) (as recorded)
  • Texas (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Boston (Mass.) (as recorded)
  • Confederate States of America (as recorded)
  • Tennessee (as recorded)
  • Confederate States of America (as recorded)