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John B. Hood

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Definition: Confederate general who fought as a brigade and division commander with General Robert E. Lee at Bull Run, Antietam and Gettysburg and with General Braxton Bragg at Chickamauga. He fought Union General William T. Sherman at Atlanta but was forced to withdraw.

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The Civil War
The Civil War was one of the most devastating events in American History. Read about the causes, see the heroes, and share the horror. Start here.

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John B. Hood Biography
More on the famous Confederate general.

John B. Hood Site
Super site, containing biography, genealogy, the story of the Army of Northern Virginia, the story of the Army of Tennessee, and much more!

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