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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

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