Hood's Minstrels were an amateur Texas-based blackface Confederate military band, of the Texas Brigade, during the American Civil War, who began performing in a log cabin theater that they built themselves in 1862; they performed in it alongside a choir and a brass band. They were the most popular group of their kind during the War. Members included Mollie and Gus Bailey.
- Abel, E. Lawrence (2000). Singing the New Nation: How Music Shaped the Confederacy, 1861-1865. Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania: Stackpole Books. ISBN 0-8117-0228-6.
- McMurry, Richard M. (1992). John Bell Hood and the War for Southern Independence. U of Nebraska Press. ISBN 0-8032-8191-9.
- McMurry, pg. 31
- Abel, pg. 167
- Texas Escapes