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Fighting Joe Hooker.

Walter H. Hebert

Fighting Joe Hooker.

by Walter H. Hebert

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in New York .
Written in English

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    Did “Fighting Joe” Hooker of the Army of the Potomac lose his nerve during the Chancellorsville Campaign of ? Perhaps history has failed to recognize Major General Joseph Hooker’s true commander’s intent for this campaign. Joseph "Fighting Joe" Wheeler (Septem – Janu ) was an American military commander and politician. He is known for having served both as a cavalry general in the Confederate States Army in the s during the American Civil War, and then as a general in the United States Army during both the Spanish–American War and Philippine–American War near the turn of the.

      Etymology Hooker (n.) "one who or that which hooks" in any sense, agent noun from hook (v.). Meaning "prostitute" (by ) often is traced to the disreputable morals of the Army of the Potomac (American Civil War) under the tenure of Gen. "Fighting Joe" Hooker (early ), and the word might have been popularized by this association at that time. - Hooker assumed command of an army demoralized by defeat and diminished by desertion. Acting swiftly, the general reorganized his army, routed corruption among quartermasters, improved food and sanitation, and boosted morale by granting furloughs and amnesties.

    Get this from a library! Fighting Joe Hooker.. [Walter H Hebert] -- "I have placed you at the head of the Army of the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appear to me to be sufficient reasons. And yet I think it best for you to know that there are some. "Fighting Joe Hooker" Summary Stereograph showing a head and shoulders portrait of General Joseph Hooker in an oval cropping, facing left. Created / Published Hartford, Conn.: Taylor & Huntington, No. 2 State St., [between and ].


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"Fighting"Joe Hooker is one of the more important Union commanders of the Civil War which is why it's odd that Walter Hebert's biography, first published inremains the standard life of him. Hebert presents a solid account of Hooker's rise in the Army of the Potomac and his command of by: 7.

This is a fine biography of the Union General, "Fighting" Joe Hooker. The book is somewhat dated (originally published in ), but it holds up pretty well.

The book starts with a little about Hooker's early life. But we then move ahead quickly to his Civil War record/5. "Fighting"Joe Hooker is one of the more important Union commanders of the Civil War which is why it's odd that Walter Hebert's biography, first published inremains the standard life of him.

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Kid's. Young Adult. Fiction. Collectibles. Offers. Our App. Blog. About Us. Literature & Fiction Books > Contemporary Literature Books. ISBN: ISBN Fighting Joe Hooker. See Customer Reviews. Select Format. As Fighting Joe, recovering from his wound in a Washington hospital, he held court for politicians and impressed them all.

When Ambrose Burnside was given the Army of the Potomac, replacing McClellan, Hooker was named one of his corps commanders. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now.

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Fighting Joe Hooker. Author: Walter H. Hebert ISBN: Genre: History File Size: MB Format: PDF, Docs. The moniker “Fighting Joe” stayed with Hooker for the rest of his life. Hooker’s first field experience came in Florida during the Second Seminole War ().

Summary: Union general Joseph Hooker () gained a prominent place in Civil War history. Acting swiftly, the general reorganized his army, routed corruption among quartermasters, improved food and sanitation, and boosted morale by granting furloughs and amnesties.

This biography offers a full-length treatment of Hooker's life. This definitive biography of a man who could lead so brilliantly and yet fall so ignominiously remains the only full-length treatment of Hooker’s life. His renewal as an important commander in the western theater during the Chattanooga and Atlanta campaigns is discussed, as is his life before and after his Civil War military.

“I have placed you at the head of the Army of the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appear to me to be sufficient reasons. And yet I think it best for you to know that there are some things in regard to which, I am not quite satisfied with you.” With this opening sentence in a two-page letter from Abraham Lincoln, Union general Joseph Hooker (–79) gained a prominent place.

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Get it today with Same Day Delivery, Order Pickup or Drive : $ Union General Joseph (“Fightin’ Joe”) Hooker was one of the most fascinating generals of the American Civil War. (And that was a war with some real characters, Buzzkillers.) He had a reputation (almost certainly exaggerated) as a hard drinker with a fondness for.

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Walter H. Hebert Fighting Joe Hooker Walter H. Hebert “I have placed you at the head of the Army of the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appear to me to be sufficient reasons. And yet I think it best for you to know that there are some things in regard to which, I am not quite satisfied with you.”.