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Hood, John Bell (1831-1879) to dear General

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02063.02 Author/Creator: Hood, John Bell (1831-1879) Place Written: Late Springs, Tennessee Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 8 August 1878 Pagination: 1 p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Replies to correspondence from an unknown recipient. Remarks that the delay in his reply is due to serious illness in his family, and a recent yellow fever outbreak (possibly in New Orleans, where Hood lived after the Civil War). Discusses records, held by himself and the recipient, pertaining to the Army of Tennessee under Hood's command.

People: Hood, John Bell, 1831-1879

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: Confederate General or LeaderHealth and MedicalDiseaseYellow FeverCivil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate States of America

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