John Bell Hood and the struggle for Atlanta by Coffey, David

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Published by McWhiney Foundation Press, McMurry University in Abilene, Tex .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Confederate States of America

Subjects:

  • Hood, John Bell, 1831-1879 -- Military leadership.,
  • Confederate States of America. Army -- Biography.,
  • Atlanta Campaign, 1864.,
  • Generals -- Confederate States of America -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 162-165) and index.

Book details

StatementDavid Coffey.
SeriesCivil War campaigns and commanders series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE467.1.H58 C64 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p. :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL364832M
ISBN 101886661170
LC Control Number98025133

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John Bell Hood (June 1 or J – Aug ) was a Confederate general during the American Civil had a reputation for bravery and aggressiveness that sometimes bordered on recklessness. Arguably one of the best brigade and division commanders in the CSA, Hood gradually became increasingly ineffective as he was promoted to lead larger, independent commands late in the.

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