Joseph Hooker

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Joseph Hooker United States general in the Union Army who was defeated at Chancellorsville by Robert E. Lee (1814-1879)
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Usage

In literature:

HOOKER, Sir Joseph D., Darwin's friendship for.
"The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume II (of II)" by Charles Darwin
Sir Joseph Hooker's Presidential Address at the British Association Meeting.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin" by Charles Darwin
The cedar of Lebanon, said Sir Joseph Hooker, occurs upon one of the moraines of an ancient glacier.
"The Yosemite" by John Muir
In the early part of 1863 Lincoln relieved Burnside of his command, and appointed General Joseph Hooker to succeed him.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume XII" by John Lord
Among the pall-bearers were Sir John Lubbock, Sir Joseph Hooker, Professor Huxley, Mr. A.R.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIV" by John Lord
This time the commission was given to General Joseph Hooker.
"Abraham Lincoln" by George Haven Putnam
Hooker, General Joseph, allows slave owners to reclaim fugitives, see vol.
"Abraham Lincoln, Vol. II" by John T. Morse
Hooker, Sir Joseph, xii, 372.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14" by Elbert Hubbard
Hooker, General Joseph, given command of the Army of the Potomac, 303; loses at Chancellorsville, 305.
"Expansion and Conflict" by William E. Dodd
A select party under Captain Joseph Hooker seized the Molino, and at night Pellow threw his whole force into it.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
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In news:

This slide contains the cross-section of a 300 million-year-old tree trunk from the British Midlands, collected by Joseph Hooker in 1846.
This piece of 40 million-year-old fossil wood from Tasmania, Australia was collected by Joseph Hooker in 1840.
The Joseph Hooker House has recently received a daguerreotype of a young Lt Col.
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