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1 Search HomeFind Friends Edit ProfileView As … grapevine Friends From Born onEducation Work About me Philosophy Religion Political Views Favorite Quote Like ∙ Comment ∙ Share Anna Marie Married to: 54 Robert E. Lee Stephen D. Lee June 29, 1831 Owingsville, Virginia West Point Military Academy Confederate Lt. General My name is John Bell Hood. I was born in Owingsville, Virginia on July 29 th of I use to fight for the Union but I now fight for the Rebels I have a lovely wife named Anna Marie and 11 children. Including 3 sets of twins. Unknown Pro-Slavery Supports The Confederacy. Stonewall Jackson “When the fortunes of war were against us, the same faithful (Army of Tennessee) soldiers remained true to their flag, and with rare exceptions followed it in retreat as they had borne it in advance.” John Bell Hood Lost another battle to George H. Thomas.  John Bell Hood Going to have a quick victory at Franklin. John Bell Hood Now in charge of the Atlanta Campaign! John Bell Hood December 15, 1864 November 30, 1864 May 1864 John Bell Hood Got hurt at Gettysburg. Stupid artillery! July 2, 1863

2 In Nashville, Tennessee a battle known as the Battle of Nashville was fought. It was Confederate forces led by Lt. General John Bell Hood against Union forces led by Maj. General George H. Thomas. This battle marked the end of the fighting in the Western Theater of the Civil War. It was one of the largest victories achieved by the Union army. About 2,500 confederate soldiers were killed and another 4,561 were captured. Back

3 The Atlanta Campaign was a series of battles fought in the Western Theater of the Civil War. Major General William T. Sherman led an invasion into Georgia with Union soldiers in May of he was opposed by Joseph E. Johnston. Johnston was eventually replaced by John Bell Hood in July. Hood’s army was eventually besieged in Atlanta and the city was lost on September 2, Back

4 Following the events at Spring Hill, Tennessee on November 29, 1864, where two of Maj. Gen. John M. Schofield's Federal infantry corps managed to escape a trap laid by General John Bell Hood's Army of Tennessee, both armies moved northward to Franklin, Tennessee. Just before sunrise on November 30, the two Federal infantry corps arrived in Franklin. Behind them, stretched out for over seven miles along the Columbia-to-Franklin Pike, were the 800 wagons of Federal arms and supplies. Brig. Gen. George D. Wagner's division, of Maj. Gen. David S. Stanley's Fourth Army Corps, had taken the most casualties at Spring Hill. Despite this, it was Wagner's division that was acting as rear-guard for the wagon train. Wagner's 1st Brigade, commanded by Col. Emerson Opdycke, had been battling with the Confederate cavalry of Maj. Gen. Nathan B. Forrest the entire ten miles from Spring Hill to the outskirts of Franklin. Back

5 The Battle of Gettysburg is known as the turning point in the Civil War. It was fought in and around Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The Confederates were lead by Robert E. Lee. Both, the Union and the rebels suffered terrible losses. John Bell Hood was leading an attack on the extreme right flank of the Union forces. Although he took casualties he succeeded on pushing back the Union line. As they were advancing an artillery shell landed near Hood’s horse, injuring his arm and removing him from the battle. His arm remained in a sling for the remainder of his life. Back


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