Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate States Armies
The military autobiography of the Confederacy's most controversial general, from his 1853 graduation from West Point and subsequent duty in California and Texas (mainly on exploratory missions). Born a southern aristocrat, Hood unswervingly supported the Confederacy but was widely viewed as reckless with his commands. Hood lost an arm at Gettysburg, a leg at Chickamauga and Atlanta to Sherman.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dhughes - LibraryThing
I have hesitated to read this book since autobiographies are very biased and this is one with the worse reputation. Knowing this I questioned his writings for which is true and which is his desires ... Read full review
Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate States ArmiesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
These remembrances by a Confederate officer were published posthumously in 1880. Though only a colonel, Hood managed to wrestle command of the army of Tennessee away from Gen. Joe Johnston (mentioned ... Read full review