Hagood, Johnson, 1873-1948

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Dates:
Birth 1873-06-16
Death 1948-12-22

Biographical notes:

U.S. Army officer. Born in Orangeburg, S.C., he graduated from West Point in 1896 and saw service in Europe during World War I. He was promoted to Major General in 1925. After a political controversy in 1936, Hagood was relieved of command of the Eighth Corps by President Roosevelt and soon afterward retired; in congressional testimony (solicited in confidence but then publicized) he called WPA funds "stage money" and suggested that they would be better used for improvements to army housing. He authored a number of books and magazine articles.

From the description of Johnson Hagood papers, ca. 1870-1946. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 79455654

Johnson Hagood (1873-1948) was a Brigadier General in U.S. Army; attended University of South Carolina and graduated, Class of 1896, from the United States Military Academy (West Point); served in the Spanish American War in the United States, and in World War I in the European Theatre; promoted to Major General in 1925. After a political controversy in 1936, Hagood was relieved of command of the Eighth Corps by President Roosevelt and soon afterward retired; in congressional testimony (solicited in confidence but then publicized) he called WPA funds "stage money" and suggested that they would be better used for improvements to army housing. He authored a number of books and magazine articles.

From the description of Johnson Hagood papers, 1892-1987 (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 711871929

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Subjects:

  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1939-1945--Destruction and pillage--Photographs
  • Soldiers--Training of
  • World War, 1914-1918--Artillery operations
  • Families--History
  • World War, 1939-1945--Political aspects
  • Soldiers--Training of--Photographs
  • World War, 1914-1918--Photographs
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Photographs
  • Soldiers--Housing
  • Germany--History--Allied occupation, 1918-1930
  • Generals--Biography
  • Veterans
  • World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, American
  • Genealogy

Occupations:

  • Generals--United States

Places:

  • Fort Bliss (Tex.) (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)
  • Fort Trumbull (New London, Conn. : Fort) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Fort Eustis (Va.) (as recorded)
  • Fort Omaha (Neb.) (as recorded)
  • Dominican Republic (as recorded)
  • Japan (as recorded)
  • Sullivan's Island (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • Philippines (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • Fort Monroe (Va.) (as recorded)
  • Philippines (as recorded)
  • Omaha (Neb.) (as recorded)
  • Corregidor Island (Philippines) (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)
  • Confederate States of America (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • San Antonio (Tex.) (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)