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Document Details


Title: Letter from John Bell Hood to Samuel Cooper, February 16, 1865
Document type: Letter
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/cwld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S7494-D019
Original Language: English
Time span: 1865
Speaker: Hood, John Bell, 1831-1879
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 01-Jun-1831
Speaker place of birth: Owingsville, KY; Kentucky; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Merchant; Military personnel
Age at speaking: 34
Document location: Richmond, VA
Document date: 16-Feb-1865
People discussed: Benjamin Franklin Cheatham; Cheatham, Benjamin Franklin, 1820-1886; Cheatham, Frank; Hardee, William Joseph, 1815-1873; Johnston, Joseph Eggleston, 1807-1891; Joseph Eggleston Johnston; Lee, Stephen Dill, 1833-1908; Leonidas Polk; Polk, Leonidas, 1806-1864; Stephen Dill Lee; William Joseph Hardee
Organizations discussed: C.S.A. Army of Tennessee
Locations discussed: Atlanta, GA; Georgia; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Atlanta, GA; Benjamin Franklin Cheatham; C.S.A. Army of Tennessee; Cheatham, Benjamin Franklin, 1820-1886; Cheatham, Frank; Georgia; Hardee, William Joseph, 1815-1873; Johnston, Joseph Eggleston, 1807-1891; Joseph Eggleston Johnston; Lee, Stephen Dill, 1833-1908; Leonidas Polk; North America; Polk, Leonidas, 1806-1864; Stephen Dill Lee; United States; William Joseph Hardee
Topics discussed - Other terms: Battles; Chain of command; Economics; Lines of defense; Military; Military campaigns; Military desertion; Military morale; Military reinforcements; Military retreats; Military strategy; Political rivalries; Politics; Sieges
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S7494-D019-3219