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Benjamin Franklin Hood
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Birth: Feb. 10, 1845
Newton County
Georgia, USA
Death: Feb. 26, 1930
Erath County
Texas, USA

Served as a Pvt. in the 13th AL Co D during the Civil War. Captured on the first day of engagement at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in McPherson's Woods. Sent to Federal Prison at Ft. Delaware, on Pea Patch Island. Released in July 1865 along with his future brother-in-law Benjamin Apling Burdette. They managed to make their way home to Randolph County, Alabama from Delaware by walking and hitching wagon rides.
Married Miss Abigail Moore on 4 March 1866. They had seven children. After the war they moved to Texas and lived in Bosque and Erath County until his death in 1930. 
Family links: 
  Josa Hood (1808 - 1880)
  Harriet S Robertson Hood (1815 - 1887)
  Abigail Moore Hood (1844 - 1939)*
  William Josa Hood (1866 - 1950)*
  Edd Henry Hood (1882 - 1936)*
  Amelia Elizabeth Hood Burdette (1838 - 1926)*
  Sarah Ann Hood Falkner (1841 - 1922)*
  Benjamin Franklin Hood (1845 - 1930)
  Isaac Parker Hood (1854 - 1936)*
*Calculated relationship
Old Dublin Memorial Park
Erath County
Texas, USA
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Record added: Jan 22, 2007
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Benjamin Franklin Hood
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Benjamin Franklin Hood
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Benjamin Franklin Hood
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- Jeff Johnson
 Added: Jan. 12, 2016
Great, GREAT Grandpa, Though we never Met, I am So proud to call you Grandfather.You went and Fought for What you believed in, and suffered dearly for it.They don't make many men like you. And in Jesus promise, we shall Meet in Paradise One day. ......(Read more)
- Candace George
 Added: Dec. 29, 2015

- Jeff Johnson
 Added: Apr. 14, 2015
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