Hood Avenue

Hood Avenue (HM1O71)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Walker County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 52.301', W 85° 17.195'

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Major General John Bell Hood, CSA 1831-1879

Hood, 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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HM NumberHM1O71
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Date Added Friday, September 25th, 2015 at 1:04pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 656603 N 3860152
Decimal Degrees34.87168333, -85.28658333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 52.301', W 85° 17.195'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 52' 18.06" N, 85° 17' 11.7" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 903-999 Hood Ave, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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