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Civil War Soldiers - Hood
|HOOD, JOHN B., Texas.
Captain, Corps of Cavalry, C. S. A., March 16, 1861.
Colonel, Fourth Texas Infantry, September 30, 1861.
Brigadier general, P. A. C. S., March 3, 1862.
Major general, P. A. C. S., October 10, 1862.
Lieutenant general, P. A. C. S., September 20, 1863.
General (with temporary rank), July 18, 1864.
Died in New Orleans, August 30, 1879.
Brigade composed of the First, Fourth and Fifth Texas and Eighteenth
Georgia Regiments Infantry, and Hampton's Legion, Longstreet's
Division, Army of Northern Virginia. Division composed of the brigades
of Robertson, Law, Benning and Jenkins. At the battle of
Fredericksburg, December 15 and 16, 1862, division composed of the
brigades of Law, Toombs, Robertson and Anderson, Army of Northern
Virginia. Army corps composed of the divisions of Hindman, Stevenson
and Stewart. Commanding Army of Tennessee, July 18, 1864. January 23,
1865, at his own request, relieved of command of the Army of Tennessee
and ordered to Richmond, Va.
Hood, John Bell, born in Kentucky, appointed from Kentucky cadet
United States Military Academy, July 1, 1849; graduated forty-fourth
in a class of fifty-two.
Brevet second lieutenant, Fourth Infantry, July 1, 1853.
Second lieutenant, Second Cavalry, March 3, 1855.
First lieutenant, August 18, 1858.
Resigned April 16, 1861.
Source: Military Records of General Officers of the Confederate
States of America, by Charles B. Hall, 1898