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A letter from President Lincoln to General Joseph Hooker, January 26, 1863

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Letter to Major General Joseph Hooker Joseph Hooker, called "Fighting Joe," was the third in a succession of commanding Union generals President Lincoln appointed in his search for victories during the Civil War.

When he gave Hooker command of the Army of the Potomac, Lincoln handed him this letter, which candidly discusses Hooker's strengths Noah Brooks quoting Joseph Hooker about Jan. 26 letter. Daily Evening Bulletin, “The Rising Man, Hooker – His Testimony as to the Battle of Fredericksburg,” Janu The New York Herald, “The New Commander of the Army of the Potomac,” Janu Abraham Lincoln to Joseph Hooker, J A letter from President Lincoln to General Joseph Hooker, Janu Item Preview   President Abraham Lincoln to General Joseph Hooker, Janu Executive Mansion Washington, Janu Major General Hooker General: 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 [Letter to Joseph Hooker from Lincoln, Janu ] Contributor Names Lincoln, Abraham (Author) Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana.

Letter to Major General Joseph Hooker from Robert N. Scott, A. Lincoln. President Abraham Lincoln to General Joseph A letter from President Lincoln to General Joseph Hooker, Janu General Joseph Hooker. General Joseph Hooker. It’s time to introduce a new commander of the Union’s Army of the Potomac: Joseph Hooker.

Born inHooker attended West Point and graduated in https://gazettecom//02/05/you-have-taken-counsel-of-your-ambition. [Letter to Joseph Hooker from Lincoln, Janu ] Contributor Names Lincoln, Abraham (Author) Created / Published and is permanently displayed in the foyer of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division.

() Letter to Joseph Hooker from Lincoln. Washington, D. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of ?sp=2&st=text. Burnside asked that Hooker or some other of those officer be removed.

Because of Burnside's shortcomings as a commander, President Lincoln had Burnside himself removed from command of the Army of the Potomac, replacing him with Hooker. The change was made official in a letter from President Lincoln dated Janu Allan Nevins, The War for the Union: War Becomes Revolution,Volume II, p.

Roy M. Basler, editor, Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln(CWAL), Volume VI, pp. (Letter from Abraham Lincoln to Joseph Hooker, Janu CWAL, Volume VI, p.

(Letter from Abraham Lincoln to Joseph Hooker, June 5, ) /generals-admirals-joseph-hooker   Joseph Hooker ( – ) was a general in the Union Army during the American Civil fought Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Chancellorsville, when Hooker's much larger army was defeated.

After the battle, he was replaced by George G.

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Meade before the Battle of :// 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. His first real command was as brigade commander after First Bull Run  › Books › History › Americas.

Lincoln’s firmness in friendship came through clearly in his January letter to Joseph Hooker, whom he had just appointed to lead the Army of the Potomac. Hooker was a dynamic leader in the field and an intriguing one in camp.

He was ambitious, vain, critical and Robert Todd Lincoln, President Abraham Lincoln’s oldest son, was a student at Harvard during most of the Civil War. On July 1–3,when Union forces under General George G. Meade stopped the northern advance of General Robert E.

Lee’s Confederate forces at the Battle of Gettysburg, “Bob” Lincoln had finished his spring semester at Harvard and was free to travel :// In the months after the war, Hooker had a falling out with Scott. This was the result of Hooker supporting Major General Gideon Pillow against Scott at the former's court-martial.

The case saw Pillow accused of insubordination following refusal to revise exaggerated after-action reports and then sending letters to the New Orleans Scott was the US Army's senior general, Hooker's Joseph Hooker (Novem – Octo ) was an American Civil War general, chiefly remembered for his decisive defeat by Confederate General Robert E.

Lee at the Battle of Chancellorsville in Hooker had served in the Seminole Wars and the Mexican–American War, receiving three brevet promotions, before resigning from the the start of the Civil War, he President Lincoln was the US president and commander in chief of the Union's armed forces.

During the course of the US Civil War, he selected a series of generals to fill the role of general in ://   Janu - Major General Joseph Hooker assumed command of the Federal Army of the Potomac, and he received a stern letter of advice from President Abraham Lincoln.

Nobody in the army seemed surprised about Major General Ambrose E. Burnside’s removal and Hooker’s appointment as army commander.

Unlike Burnside, Hooker had openly campaigned for Get this from a library. Abraham Lincoln's letter to Major General Joseph Hooker, dated Janu a facsimile reproduction of the letter. [Abraham Lincoln; Paul M Angle; Caxton Club.; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University.

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Libraries)] Paul M. Angle, Abraham Lincoln’s Letter to Major General Joseph Hooker Dated Janu A Facsimile Reproduction of the Letter with Explanatory Text by Paul M. Angle (Chicago, IL.: Caxton Club, ), Lincoln also covered the fact that Hooker was calling for a dictator for the ://   In a letter to his friend Isaac Arnold, he referred to Grant's possible capture of Vicksburg, saying, "his campaign from the beginning of this month up to the twenty second day of it, is one of the most brilliant in the world." In December the year after Lincoln's death, Joseph Gillespie, a legal colleague of Lincoln's from Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Abraham Lincoln's letter to Major General Joseph Hooker, dated Janu by Abraham Lincoln,The Caxton Club edition, in English's_letter_to_Major_General. Joseph Hooker ( – ) was a general in the Union Army during the American Civil fought Robert E.

Lee at the Battle of Chancellorsville, when Hooker's much larger army was defeated. After the battle, he was replaced by George Meade before the Battle of Gettysburg.

Other websites. Media related to Joseph Hooker at Wikimedia Commons "Fighting Joe" Hooker Biography    – American Civil War: General Ambrose Burnside is relieved of command of the Army of the Potomac after the disastrous Fredericksburg campaign.

He is replaced by Joseph Hooker. – American Civil War: The Governor of Massachusetts receives permission from Secretary of War to raise a militia organization for men of African   Births  Deaths  Holidays On Ma President Lincoln takes direct command of the Union Army relieving Mcclellan of the position of general in chief.

On Ap Abraham Lincoln signs an act that abolishes the act of slavery in the District Columbia. From June 25 to July 1, the battles of seven days occurs where the Union is defeated and reteats for :// Ranking #14 on the list of Most Teachable Lincoln Documents.

Annotated Transcript. Context. In this striking note to a Unionist senator from Maryland, Lincoln coolly informed Reverdy Johnson that he would play “any available card” in order to defeat the n had traveled to Union-occupied Louisiana and had reported to the president that southern unionists in the state were The Decisive Summer of Letter to Joseph Hooker, Janu Letter to Ulysses S.

Grant, J Letter to George G. Meade, J Politics of War and Freedom Letter to James C. Conkling, Aug   Abraham Lincoln — In a letter to General Joseph Hooker, placing him in command of the Army of the Potomac (26 January ) Tags: victory,   President Abraham Lincoln in a letter to Major General Joseph Hooker on January 26th, ; The hen is the wisest of all the animal creation, because she never cackles until after the egg is laid.

Abraham Lincoln, warning Hooker not to be overconfident about his ability to defeat ://(documentary). Hooker had even hinted that the country (and the army) needed a dictator.

On Janu Hooker was given command by President Abraham Lincoln, who also remarked in his candid way that he would “risk the dictatorship” if Hooker could provide “military success.” He was responsible for what seems to be the first separate appearance in print of A Letter from President Lincoln to General Joseph Hooker, Janua four page publication issued in an edition of only 45 copies inthe year General Hooker ://.

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Internet Archive BookReader Abraham Lincoln's letter to Major General Joseph Hooker, dated Janu    The Tide TurnsDuring the first half ofdoubts about the Federal army's ability to defeat the Confederate forces mounted across the North.

And when Confederate general Robert E. Lee (–) led his troops to a spectacular victory at Chancellorsville, Virginia, the North grew increasingly anxious. Source for information on The Tide Turns: American Civil War Reference /tide-turns.Gordon Leidner, Lincoln the Transformational Leader, Lincoln Herald, Fallat Knauer, supra note 1, at William Miller, President Lincoln, The Duty of a Statesman ().

Letter from Major General George McClellan to President Abraham Lincoln (Oct. 13, ) (on file with Dickinson College Civil War Research database).