John Bell Hood

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  • The Elements And Causes Of The American Civil War

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    diseases during the Civil War. Three wounded soldiers during the Civil War were John Bell Hood, Lewis Armistead, and Robert E. Lee. John Bell Hood was a Brigade and Division Commander, and a General in the Confederate Army, he had a reputation for being very brave and aggressive. During the Battle of Gettysburg, we find out that John Bell Hood was shot in the arm by artillery shell explosions. (Shaara 237) When General Hood was shot in the arm, it shattered his bone and tore flesh. Since his bone was

  • The Atlanta Campaign During The Atlanta Civil War

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    aided the Union’s Victory. It “began with the skirmish at Tunnel Hill in north Georgia.” ("Atlanta Campaign") The campaign began on May 6, lasted for 121 days, and ended on September 4, 1864. The first battle that took place was Peach Tree Creek. Hood launched his first attack that failed against the Union. ("Atlanta Campaign") Some of the battles during the Atlanta Campaign included Peach Tree Creek, Bald Hill, Atlanta, Sherman’s March to the Sea, Rocky-Face Ridge, Resaca, Pickett’s Mill, New Hope

  • The Black Flower by Howard Bahr Essay

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    Tennessee, as part of the Franklin-Nashville Campaign of the American Civil War. It was one of the worst disasters of the war for the Confederate States Army. Confederate Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood's Army of Tennessee conducted numerous frontal assaults against fortified positions occupied by the Union forces under Maj. Gen. John M. Schofield and was unable to break through or to prevent Schofield from a planned, orderly withdrawal to Nashville. The Confederate assault of six infantry divisions containing

  • `` Company Aytch, By Sam R. Watkins

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    In “Company Aytch,” Sam R. Watkins first wrote this book to describe his experience at the Battle of Franklin, Tennessee, in 1864. As a soldier in Company H of the First Tennessee Volunteer Infantry Regiment, CSA, Watkins witnessed the panorama of war in grand scale as he marched and fought with the hard luck Confederate Army of Tennessee across the Western Theater. His honest, vivid, and dramatic memoir, published in the 1880s, is a classic that conveys the horrors, humor, and realism of the Civil

  • Battle Of Franklin : The Bloodiest War Ever

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    ever. It all began when Hood lost the campaign. Hood tried to lure General Sherman into battle by interrupting his railroad supply. Along these railroad lines, there were many men set up there. So Sherman decided to take his chances by removing some of his men off of the railroad. This made Hood angry. This made him head to Tennessee (“The Battle of Franklin”). . On November twenty-first, General Hood and his Army of Tennessee left Florence, Alabama to go to Tennessee. Hood did not want to fight

  • The Four Principles Of Mission Command

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    According to Army ADP 6-0, Mission command is the exercise of authority and direction by the commander using mission orders to enable disciplined initiative within the commander’s intent to empower agile and adaptive leaders in the conduct of unified land operations. Effective mission command can generally be analyzed according to the six principles outlined in ADRP 6-0. The six principles of mission command are: build cohesive teams through mutual trust, create shared understanding, provide a clear

  • Sam R. Watkins' Story Essay

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    Sam R. Watkins was a Confederate soldier from Columbia, Tennessee. At age twenty-one, Watkins joined the First Tennessee Regiment along with one hundred and nineteen other young men and boys. He was one of only seven men to survive every one of its battles. He writes a memoir twenty years after being in the war about his experience as a private. Watkins juxtaposes stories of horror and gruesome death with humorous memories throughout his four years in the war.

  • Civil War Medicine

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    the article of “Civil War Battlefield Surgery” published by the Ohio State University, they stated that the slow-moving Minie bullet used during the American Civil War caused catastrophic injuries. The two minie bullets, for example, that struck John Bell Hood's leg at Chickamauga destroyed 5 inches of his upper thigh bone. This left surgeon's no choice but to amputate shattered limbs. Hood's leg was removed only four and one half inches away from his body. Hip amputations, like Hood's, had mortality

  • Analyzing Mission Command Principles Of Gen Braxton Bragg

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    CHICKAMAUGA: Analyzing Mission Command Principles of GEN Braxton Bragg According to Army ADP 6-0, mission command is the exercise of authority and direction by the commander, using mission orders to enable disciplined initiative within the commander’s intent, to empower agile and adaptive leaders in the conduct of unified land operations (CAPE, 2012). Effective mission command can generally be analyzed according to the six principles outlined in ADRP 6-0. The six principles of mission command are

  • The Bloody Truth Research Paper

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    237). Untrained men were also allowed to perform surgery on fellow soldiers. The soldiers sometimes had no choice because they had no one else around to help. For example General Longstreet had to amputate John Bell Hood’s arm. Another soldier who was wounded was Chamberlain (pg 219). Chamberlain was a colonel from the union. He injured his foot but his foot was not directly shot at so there was no shattered bones. In this case when there is no shattered bones

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