john bell hood

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  1. Luke Freet

    Franklin-Nashville Campaign: What was the point?

    Aside from Hood's characteristic aggressive behavior, I see little point in going on the Franklin-Nashville Campaign. If it succeded, what would Hood have gained for the Confederacy, if not a few more dead and a few more days before the final surrender. The war was definitively lost at Atlanta...
  2. lelliott19

    Interview: Longstreet says John Bell Hood "was a splendid fighting soldier without guile"

    On the occasion of Longstreet's visit to Antietam in 1893, a correspondent of the Washington Post recorded the General's opinions and criticisms on a number of topics. This part of the interview is General Longstreet's remarks on John Bell Hood. "General Hood was an officer of moderate talents...
  3. bdtex

    CWT Chickamauga 2018 Tour - the official thread

    Had planned to do this a coupla weeks ago but didn't have enough information to launch. Myself,members @lelliott19 @Drew and @War Horse have been kicking this around. Here's what we have for starters. Tour dates: Friday,October 26,2018 - Sunday,October 28,2018. Accomodations: Block of 20...
  4. OldBrainsHalleck

    What if Hood had pursued Sherman's March to the Sea?

    We all know that Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood conducted the Franklin-Nashville campaign in an attempt to draw Sherman's forces out of Georgia, but Sherman simply sent Maj. Gen. George Thomas to deal with Hood, while he (Sherman) conducted his March to the Sea. But, what if Hood hadn't gone on the...
  5. AUG

    Golden Thread Hood's Texas Brigade

    Hood's Texans by Mark Maritato The Texas Brigade was organized on October 22, 1861, in Richmond, Va. It was initially commanded by Brig. Gen. Louis T. Wigfall and composed of the 1st, 4th, and 5th Texas Infantry regiments, the only Texas troops to fight in the Eastern Theater. On November 20...
  6. Buckeye Bill

    The Battle of Nashville, Tennessee

    The Battle of Nashville was a two-day battle in the Franklin-Nashville Campaign that represented the end of large-scale fighting in the Western Theater of the American Civil War. It was fought at Nashville, Tennessee, on December 15–16, 1864, between the Confederate Army of Tennessee under...
  7. Buckeye Bill

    The Battle of Atlanta, Georgia (July 22, 1864)

    * Memorial Drive - Clay Street * Memorial Drive - Clifton Street * McPherson Avenue - Monument Avenue * Glenwood Avenue - Wilkerson Drive * Moreland Avenue & I-20 Interchange * The Jimmy Carter Library and Museum * Oakland Cemetery * Grant Park (Fort Walker) * Site of the...
  8. Buckeye Bill

    The Battle of Peachtree Creek, Georgia

    The Battle of Peachtree Creek was fought in Georgia on July 20, 1864, as part of the Atlanta Campaign in the American Civil War. It was the first major attack by Lt. Gen. John B. Hood since taking command of the Confederate Army of Tennessee. The attack was against Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's...
  9. AUG

    Ami's SOA Men of Hood's Texas Brigade

    Edit: I'll continually go back and add a few more photos to these posts here on the first page, either images that were buried in later pages of this thread or that I have since found elsewhere. Of course we can't leave out John Bell Hood. Most are aware of Hood's time as a division commander...
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