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RR Autograph Auctions John Bell Hood Confederate army officer

RR Autograph Auctions John Bell Hood

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, Bvt. 2nd Lt., Infy,” on a light blue 3 x 2.5 slip clipped from a roster or similar document. Some mild edge toning, another signature next to Hood’s, and some light toning around signature, otherwise fine condition. Accompanied by an unsigned original carte-de-visite portrait of Hood by E. and H. T. Anthony. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.


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