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Friday, May 6, 2011

Hood's Texas Brigade Descendant

Received this certificate in the mail this week . . . had submitted my application to at the end of last year . . . based on the service of my 2nd great-grandpa, Joseph Helidorah Nettles . . . who was wounded at the Battle of the Wilderness on this date in 1864 . . . the photo of John Bell Hood on the far left is from one of the books in my personal library, Jackson & Lee, Legends in Gray, featuring the paintings of Mort Kunstler . . .

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