John Bell Hood: American Civil War

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5/12/16 John Bell Hood

John Bell Hood was general during the American Civil War. He was brave, strong and also wreckless. In researching John Bell Hood we we’ll talk about his early years, the coming of war, and some interesting facts about him. John was born on June 1, 1831 in Owingsville, Kentucky. His father was a doctor, and Theodocia French Hood. His cousin was a future Confederate and he was the U.S. Representative. John’s father supported a military career for his son. John went to the United States Military Academy at West point. John had a few struggles with the rules of the lifestyle at West Point. When John was 22
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