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John Bell Hood and the War for Southern Independence

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John Bell Hood and the War for Southern Independence - McMurry, Richard M
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John Bell Hood, a native of Kentucky bred on romantic notions of the Old South and determined to model himself on Robert E. Lee, had a tragic military career, no less interesting for being calamitous. After conspicuous bravery in leading a Texas brigade, he rose in the ranks to become the youngest of the full generals of the Confederacy. The misfortune in store for Hood, a far better fighter than a strategist, illus-trates the strain and risks of high command. One of the lasting images to come out of the Civil War is that ...

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John Bell Hood and the War for Southern Independence 1992, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803281912

Revised edition

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John Bell Hood and the War for Southern Independence 1982, University Press of Kentucky

ISBN-13: 9780813114576

Hardcover