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Object Name CIRCULAR
Catalog Number CML-JBH.1a-b
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.

Physical Appearance:
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. <> An image of J.B. Hood along with another image of unknown.

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.
People Hood, John Bell
Hood, John B.
Search Terms Atlanta Campaign
Subjects Circulars
Leaders, Military
Military decorations
Military headquarters
Military leadership
Military officers