Joseph Hooker

Joseph Hooker

Civil War (Union) · US Army · Major General
Mexican-American War (1846 - 1848)
Conflict Period

Mexican-American War

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Branch

Army

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Served For

United States of America

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Civil War (Union) (1861 - 1865)
Rank

Major General

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Conflict Period

Civil War (Union)

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Branch

Army

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Served For

United States of America

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Stories about Joseph Hooker

    On 26 January 1863, Hooker was given command of the Army of the Potomac after Ambrose Burnside failed to lead his men to victory at the Battle of Fredericksburg. Hooker was known for his aggressiveness and also his ability to boost troop morale. When appointed commander, many conditions for his troops improved, such as diet and sanitary changes.

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    28 Oct 2013
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    26 Jan 2015
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