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The Civil War: Confederate Gen. John Bell Hood

Confederate Gen. John Bell Hood

Confederate Gen. John Bell Hood

Atlanta
Saturday, July 26, 2014

Stephen Hood discusses his book on the military career, personal life and legacy of Confederate General John Bell Hood. The author -- a distant relative of the general -- analyzes John Bell Hood’s actions at Gettysburg, Chickamauga and Antietam by delving into letters and medical records recently released by Hood’s descendents. He says that many of the Hood’s controversial acts are clarified or redeemed through an examination of the documents. 

Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 11:38am (ET)

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