Major General John Bell Hood, CSA 1831-1879Hood, born in Owingsville, Kentucky, graduated from West Point in 1853 and joined the infantry. He saw frontier duty where he was wounded. He resigned from the US Army in 1861. He commanded Hood's Division of Longstreet's Corp at Chickamauga, where he was wounded and had his leg amputated. He led the charge that forced Rosecrans to retreat. After the war he became a businessman.
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|Date Added||Friday, September 25th, 2015 at 1:04pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 656603 N 3860152|
|Decimal Degrees||34.87168333, -85.28658333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 52.301', W 85° 17.195'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 52' 18.06" N, 85° 17' 11.7" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 903-999 Hood Ave, Chickamauga GA 30707, US|
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