Hood Genealogy - Page 22
The following data is extracted from A Genealogy Of Richard Hood.
In Sept, 1780, he was with our troops at the time of Arnold's treachery, and next year at the surrender of Cornwallis.
Thus he was in service 7 of the 8 years of the war.
In 1787, he was again in the field. His native town, Topsfield, was called upon to furnish troops for defense of law and order, at Shay's Rebellion. No one could be found to lead in the enlistment, and failure was imminent. At length a veteran, but 26 years old, enrolled his name, to be followed by others. This veteran was John Hood. The Rebellion was quelled. (Authority: Memorials and Genealogy, by Rev. Geo. Hood, son of above John.)
Samuel Hood, brother of John, born May 1, 1762, was also a Revolutionary soldier. The writer has no record at hand of his service. It was without doubt as brave and faithful as was his brother's.--(Authority: John H. Gould, late of Topsfield, Mass.)
Wendell Phillips Hood (6), was a student at Brown University, Providence, R.I., when he heard
Source: A Genealogy Of Richard Hood