John Bell Hood

by Diana Cortes

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I can assure you, that the gallant hearts that throb beneath its sacred folds, will only be content, when this glorious banner is planted first and foremost in the coming struggle for out independence.


Information Corner

Basic Information:

Date of Birth: John Bell Hood was born on June 1, 1831 or June 29 1831 in Owingsville Kentucky.

Date of Death: Hood died on August 30, 1879 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 48 when he past away. He was buried at the Metairie Cemetery in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Relationship Status: Married to Anna Marie Hennen.

Political Views: John Hood was for slavery.

Religion: Christian.

Hometown: Owingsville, Kentucky.


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Personal Information


  • Wrestling
  • Being Wreckless


  • At the start of the Civil War, he offered his services to the state of Texas.
  • After the war, he moved to Louisiana and became a cotton broker.
  • He also worked as a President of the Life Association of America (insurance company).


Major Accomplishments:

  • Hood was one of the most rapidly promoted leaders in the Confederate history of the Civil War.


Current Address:

5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, Louisiana