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Lot #333
John Bell Hood

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Confederate army officer (1831–1879) who, after graduating near the bottom of his West Point class, served in California and Texas. Resigning to join the Confederate service, Hood commanded a brigade at Second Bull Run and Antietam and a division at Gettysburg, where he was seriously wounded. Ink signature, “John B. Hood,” on a pale blue 3 x .75 slip clipped from a document and bearing several other words in Hood’s hand. Close trimming to top edge and a hint of mild toning at extreme right edge, otherwise fine condition. R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #330 - Ended February 13, 2008