|Collection||CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION|
|Scope & Content||
Head Quarters, Army of Tennessee, "In the field" - (Circular), July 18, 1864
Physical Appearance: 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. A typed transcript of the circular 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