General John Bell Hood was one of the most accomplished brigade and division commanders in the Confederate army, and played a critical role in the battles of Gaines' Mill, Second Bull Run, and Antietam. He suffered an arm injury at Gettysburg and his leg had to be amputated just months later after being wounded at Chickamauga. When he was selected by Jefferson Davis to command the Army of Tennessee, he became the youngest full general the Confederate army ever had. ... See MoreSee Less
155 years ago, on the evening of July 17, 1864, Jefferson Davis removed General Joseph E. Johnston from command of the Army of Tennessee and replaced him with General John Bell Hood. At 33 years old, Hood was the youngest army commander in the Confederacy. Be part of our Civil War Symposium September 21. bit.ly/CivilWarSymposiumTickets... See MoreSee Less
The Ramay/Macatee Speaker Series returns September 21, 2019. Learn from a distinguished “Dream Team” lineup of four nationally known Civil War professors, historians and authors who be speaking at an all day Civil War Symposium – Ramay/Macatee Speaker Series symposium format event.
Charles D. Grear, a professor of history at Central Texas College, is the author or editor of eight books, including The Tennessee Campaign of 1864, Why Texans Fought in the Civil War, and The House Divided: America in the Era of the Civil War & Reconstruction. He is a co editor of the Civil War Campaigns in the West series. Symposium tickets - bit.ly/CivilWarSymposiumTickets ... See MoreSee Less
Civil War Dream Team Symposium Seating is limited! Saturday September 21st The Bridge Street History Center in historic Granbury is honored to present a Civil War Symposium – Ramay/Macatee Speaker Series. Nationally known Professors, Historians, Scholars and Authors will be speaking during the fall Ramay/Macatee Speaker Series. This is a full day event which also includes book signings and opportunities to be part of a Q & A session with each distinguished speaker. Seating is limited. Info and tickets - bshc-granbury.org/wp/civil-war-symposium-ramay-macatee-speaker-series... See MoreSee Less
Most of you jokers Don't even know what the civil War is or was. When or by who! And who won, huh! Too busy playing those non educational games to learn anything about the country that you only exist in, huh!
On February 15, 1862 during Grant’s Army of the Mississippi siege of Fort Donelson, Tenn., Charles Ferguson Smith led a charge at the head of his 3rd Division that breached the Confederate defenses and was largely responsible for the Confederate surrender. Dr. Steven Woodworth (1 of 4 exceptional historians speaking at Civil War Symposium – Ramay/Macatee Speaker Series) will present on the topic “Storming the Fortress: C.F. Smith’s Charge on the Confederate Right” September 21st. bit.ly/CivilWarSymposiumTickets... See MoreSee Less