Joseph Hooker


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United States general in the Union Army who was defeated at Chancellorsville by Robert E

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Fellow scientists Joseph Hooker (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Thomas Huxley (Toby Jones) make brief appearances, encouraging Darwin to finish and publish his book.
IMPERIAL NATURE: Joseph Hooker and the Practices of Victorian Science by Jim Endersby.
Brisbane-based Suncorp has said last month that it was talks with Hooker, the grandson of founder Leslie Joseph Hooker.
Darwin's friend Sir Joseph Hooker, a botanist and explorer who became Director of Kew Gardens, asked Darwin to explain how it was that plants found on the southern tip of South America also grew many miles away on a remote island in the Indian Ocean.
In the preceding three years, the Army of the Potomac had four commanders--Brigadier General Irvin McDowell and Major Generals George McClellan, Ambrose Burnside, and Joseph Hooker.
Lee and the brash and brilliant Union General Joseph Hooker, who squared off in May, 1863 at the Battle of Chancellorsville.
After serving as chief of staff for Generals Joseph Hooker and George Meade and being wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg, Butterfield ended the conflict as a major general and died on July 17, 1901, at his home in Cold Spring, New York.
Then in 1843 a British plant collector, Joseph Hooker, suggested an ambitious scheme for revitalising the island by planting trees and shrubs.
Botanist Joseph Hooker wrote on an expedition in 1841 of "utter insignificance and helplessness" stealing over those who witness the "indescribable" - words echoed by any who venture to the frozen continent.
Narrator B: Union General Joseph Hooker and his men charge toward General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson and the Confederates in a cornfield near Dunker Church.
The horticultural highlight of my year, however, was the trip I made to northern Sikkim in the Himalayas, following in the footsteps of plant-hunter Sir Joseph Hooker.
Both Gen Ambrose Burnside and Gen Joseph Hooker employed Lowe's balloons during the Battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, respectively, but Hooker allowed the Topographical Corps to cut Lowe's pay and reduce his prestige.
Our advice is to look to the past and listen to advice that Lincoln gave to Major-General Joseph Hooker, upon Hooker's taking command of the Union Army.
When Sir Joseph Hooker was collecting rhododendron seed in the Himalayas 150 years ago, he remarked that above 12,000 feet in Darjeeling, about three-quarters of all plants were rhododendrons.
This pupil of Joseph Hooker, at Glasgow University, went to north-west America in early 19th century as a plant collector.