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Object Name CIRCULAR
Catalog Number CML-JBH.1
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date 1864
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.
People Hood, John Bell
Search Terms Atlanta Campaign