Hood’s wounds at Gettysburg, and loss of a leg at Chickamauga—really have to say he must have been driven- and reason/military logic escaped him. Terrible at Franklin, esp the loss of Patrick Cleburne.
Exciting to learn of a cache of Hood’s papers/letters has been found, giving balance:
posted on 03/10/2013 10:43:00 AM PDT
by John S Mosby
(Sic Semper Tyrannis)
To: John S Mosby
Thank you for the link - I want to read that book! The Confederate's in the west made a radical switch from Johnston's war of maneuver to Hood's banzai charges.
I agree with you about the loss of Cleburne.
posted on 03/10/2013 11:17:59 AM PDT
(Real presidents don't bow.)
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