Item #402 The Gallant Hood. John P. Dyer.
The Gallant Hood.

The Gallant Hood.

Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1950. First. Hard Bound. VG+ / Exceptional. All the red is still bright, most copies have a faded spine. Item #402

Nevins II-54: “…Fine, critical and well balanced study of the zealous and often impetuous Confederate commander, based on an imposing array of sources. “ Dornbusch II-2799.

One of the first and best biographies on the controversial John Bell Hood. He and his Texas Brigade gained early fame that placed them as one of few of the best fighting units on either side. Severely wounded twice he survived the War only to die from yellow fever and leave a large number of orphan children.

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