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John Bell Hood

Military (29-Jun-1831 — 30-Aug-1879)


David Coffey. John Bell Hood and the Struggle for Atlanta. McWhiney Foundation Press. 1998. 176pp.

John P. Dyer. The Gallant Hood. Bobbs-Merrill. 1950. 383pp.

John Bell Hood. Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate States Armies. New Orleans: G. T. Beauregard. 1880. 358pp. For the Hood Orphan Memorial Fund.

Richard M. McMurry. John Bell Hood and the War for Southern Independence. University Press of Kentucky. 1982. 239pp.

Richard O'Connor. Hood: Cavalier General. Prentice-Hall. 1949. 316pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

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  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.729)

  6. Webster's American Biographies (p.502)

  7. Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography (p.345)

  8. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.345)

  9. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.450)

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