Hood Genealogy - Page 20
The following data is extracted from A Genealogy Of Richard Hood.
FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR.
John Hood, grandson of the first Richard and father of the Revolutionary soldiers hereafter mentioned, served in the "Seven Years' War, generally called the "French and Indian War. He was at the surrender of Cape Breton, July 26, 1758, the first great English success of the war. He was one of the men who scaled the cliffs and stood on the Plains of Abraham when Wolfe, their leader, was killed.--(Authority: Calvin Hood (5), my uncle, now living in Turner's Pails, Mass.)
Richard (s), son of John and Elizabeth Redington Hood, entered the service of his country at the call of the "Lexington Alarm, Apr. m~, 1775, marching from Topsfield, Mass., and enlisting in Capt. Stephen Perkins' Co. Term of service, 2 1-2 days. He enlisted again at Topsfield, May 10, 1775 in Capt. John Baker's Co.,
Source: A Genealogy Of Richard Hood