John Bell Hood and the War for Southern Independence

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U of Nebraska Press, Jun 1, 1992 - History - 239 pages
"McMurry presents a terse, sharply focused portrait of the controversial [Hood] that never wanders from his subject or smothers him with superfluous battlefront details".-Journal of Southern History

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Contents

The Molding of a Soldier
1
Lieutenant Hood U S Army
13
Don the Rebel Gray
25
Many Dead All Around
36
Hoods Career at Apogee
60
The Glory and the Fame
79
All Eyes Turned to the Front
93
Hood the Bold Fighter
116
Confrontation at Atlanta
135
Hoods Supreme Test
152
A Complete and Disastrous Failure
169
Officer of the Late Confederate Army
192
Notes
205
Bibliographical Essay
228
Index
233
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Richard M. McMurry is also the author of Two Great Rebel Armies: An Essay in Confederate Military History (l989).

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