|Date||July 18, 1864|
|Scope & Content||
Circular Announcement from "In the field," made by J.B. Hood, Head Quarters, Army of Tennessee, July 18, 1864.
CML-JBH.1a. Original circular: July 18, 1864 - (Circular) issued from Head Quarters, Army of Tennessee, "in the field" - Announcement to the soldiers in the army that he has assumed command of the "army and department," following orders from the War Department. "I . . . shall bend all of my energies and employ all my skill to meet its requirements - I look with confidence to your patriotism to stand by me . . . " (Signed) J. B. Hood, General. "Official" copy by "Kinloch Falconer" A[ssistant] A[djutant] G[eneral]. 1 page, glued to a sheet of scrapbook paper. <
CML-JBH.1b. A typed transcript of the circular described above is also available in the folder.
|Archival History||Hood's announcement of his command was formerly located in the U. T. files.|
Hood, John Bell
Hood, John B.