John Bell Hood

By: Connor Kammlah

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" “I knew that if the feat was accomplished it must be at a most fearful sacrifice of as brave and gallant soldiers as ever engaged in battle."

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Hood was born on June 1st, 1831 and died on August 30, 1879 at age 48.John Hood had a wife named Anna Marie Hennen. They had 11 children including three sets of twins. In 1879 his wife and one child died during the yellow fever epidemic. I searched for his religion but I could not find it. He mainly lived in Kentucky and Louisiana.

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John Hood was in many battles in the Civil War. One was the battle of Gettysburg which took place in the town of Gettysburg on July 1-3 in 1863 and was between the Confederates and the Union. The Union won. Hood injured his left arm and was unable to use it again in his life time. Another battle was the battle of Chickamauga, Hood let an assault that exploited a gap in the federal line. His right leg ended up being amputated 4 inches. The Confederates won. One of his final battles was in the spring of 1864, he was with the Confederate Army of Tennessee. Hood was a corps commander who attacked aggressively but lost the battle. Another battle he was in was the battle of Antietam, it took place near Sharps-burg, Maryland on September 17, 1862. The Union won, if Hood was in that battle he would of attacked the enemy agressively and most likely loose most of his men because the Union was tactically inclusive.

Hobbies, Career, and major accomplishments

During the Civil War Hoods job was to fight for the Confederates. After the Civil War Hood became a cotton broker. One of his major accomplishments was be was being a corps commander and he was also a lieutenant.

John Bell Hood


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