Tag Archives: Sam Hood

We’re Still Arguing about General Hood

No, I’m not talking about Gen. John Bell Hood’s decision to launch that tragic frontal assault at Franklin, or to entrench before Thomas’ army at Nashville, inviting disaster. I’m talking about Hood’s right leg. Go to Tunnel Hill, Georgia (north … Continue reading

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Hood Remembered: Crossing the Tennessee

Today, ECW is pleased to welcome guest author Sam Hood. Sam Hood is an descendant of Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood and author of the forthcoming The Lost Papers of John Bell Hood. He has also written a biography of … Continue reading

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Stewart on the Removal of Joe Johnston

The following is courtesy of author Stephen “Sam” Hood. Hood is a descendant of Confederate Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood, one of the most controversial commanders in the Confederacy, and is the author of the award-winning book John Bell Hood: The Rise, Fall, … Continue reading

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Controversial Hood Biography Garners Plaudits

Last spring, ECW offered a series of guest posts by author Stephen M. “Sam” Hood, a descendent of Confederate Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood. Sam recently received some good news: his book, John Bell Hood: The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of … Continue reading

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Hood on Hood—Part IV

The conclusion of a four-part series. Today we welcome back guest author Stephen “Sam” Hood. Sam is the author of John Bell Hood: The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of a Confederate General. *   *   * Another example of Sword misrepresenting Hood’s … Continue reading

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Hood on Hood—Part II

The second part of a four part series. Today we welcome back guest author Stephen “Sam” Hood. Sam is the author of John Bell Hood: The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of a Confederate General. *   *   * Although unfounded theories … Continue reading

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Hood on Hood—Part I

The first in a four-part series. ECW Editors Note: Stephen “Sam” Hood is a descendant of Confederate Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood, one of the most controversial commanders in the Confederacy. His early service in the war as a brigade … Continue reading

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