Named by his brother George HOOD as having enlisted in the 1st VA State Reg, and having served under Gens. WAYNE and MUHLENBERG in PA. This may be the WILLIAM HOOD who filed a pension application as a resident of White County, IL who testified that he enlisted in 1776 or 1777 in VA in a Regiment commanded by Col. (John Neville) and that he was discharged in Williamsburg in the fall of 1779 or 1780.