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Newly Published: The Army of Tennessee in Retreat

New on our bookshelf:

The Army of Tennessee in Retreat: From Defeat at Nashville through “the Sternest Trials of War”
O.C. Hood

Following the Battle of Nashville, Confederate General John Bell Hood’s Army of Tennessee was in full retreat, from the battle lines south of Nashville to the Tennessee River at the Alabama state line. Ferocious engagements broke out along the way as Hood’s small rearguard, harried by Federal Cavalry brigades, fought a 10-day running battle over 100 miles of impoverished countryside during one of the worst winters on record.