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Advance and retreat. Personal experiences in the United States and Confederate States armies.

Author: John Bell Hood
Publisher: New Orleans, Published for the Hood Orphan Memorial Fund [by] G.T. Beauregard, 1880.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The military autobiography of the Confederacy's most controversial general, from his 1853 graduation from West Point and subsequent duty in California and Texas (mainly on exploratory missions). Born a southern aristocrat, Hood unswervingly supported the Confederacy but was widely viewed as reckless with his commands. Hood lost an arm at Gettysburg, a leg at Chickamauga and Atlanta to Sherman.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hood, John Bell, 1831-1879.
Advance and retreat.
New Orleans, Published for the Hood Orphan Memorial Fund [by] G.T. Beauregard, 1880
(OCoLC)562715570
Named Person: John Bell Hood; John Bell Hood
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Bell Hood
OCLC Number: 1090379
Description: 358 pages portrait, plans 23 cm
Contents: State Fire Marshal annual report.
Responsibility: By J.B. Hood.

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The military autobiography of the Confederacy's most controversial general, from his 1853 graduation from West Point and subsequent duty in California and Texas (mainly on exploratory missions). Born a southern aristocrat, Hood unswervingly supported the Confederacy but was widely viewed as reckless with his commands. Hood lost an arm at Gettysburg, a leg at Chickamauga and Atlanta to Sherman.

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