Last edited by Daisar
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 | History

8 edition of Abraham Lincoln"s letter to Major General Joseph Hooker, dated January 26, 1863. found in the catalog.

Abraham Lincoln"s letter to Major General Joseph Hooker, dated January 26, 1863.

by Abraham Lincoln

  • 250 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by The Caxton Club in [Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsHooker, Joseph, 1814-1879, Angle, Paul M. 1900-1975., Caxton Club.
The Physical Object
Pagination[7] p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23266567M
OCLC/WorldCa2679199

  Abraham Lincoln’s Letter. January 3, Upon his brother-in-law’s request for $80, Abraham Lincoln wrote the following letter: _____ DearJohnston:– Your request for eighty dollars, I do not think it best to comply with now.   Janu – Lincoln Names Joseph Hooker to Command the Army of the Potomac Posted on Janu by rhapsodyinbooks On this day in history, Lincoln issued General Orders No. 20, which directed that Major-General A.E. Burnside be relieved from the command of the Army of the Potomac to be replaced by Major-General Joseph Hooker.

  politics & government Read Abraham Lincoln's Letter To A Mother Who Lost 5 Sons In The Civil War "I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement," he wrote. On November 5, he signed an order relieving McClellan of his command and replacing him with General Ambrose Burnside. When Burnside, and his successors Joseph Hooker and George Meade proved unable to fill the role he had in mind, Lincoln kept looking until when he found the right general to defeat Lee and bring victory: Ulysses S. Grant.

  That fine line is what Abraham Lincoln (Febru –Ap ) addresses in a magnificent letter to his step-brother, John Daniel Johnston, found in Lincoln: Speeches and Writings – (public library). On January 2, — a decade before he won the presidency — year-old Lincoln scolds his step-brother, one year his.   Sarah Josepha Hale, a year-old magazine editor, wrote a letter to Lincoln on Septem , urging him to have the “day of our Author: Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln.


Share this book
You might also like
Trends in building permit activity.

Trends in building permit activity.

Advances in End-Stage Renal Diseases 2001

Advances in End-Stage Renal Diseases 2001

Two Rilke songs, for mezzo-soprano and piano.

Two Rilke songs, for mezzo-soprano and piano.

Assistance to school districts affected by Federal activities.

Assistance to school districts affected by Federal activities.

Assessment of Abilities, United States Department of Education.

Assessment of Abilities, United States Department of Education.

A cat abroad

A cat abroad

Science for first schools

Science for first schools

Soils of India

Soils of India

From Economic Man to Economic System

From Economic Man to Economic System

sigh, a smile--

sigh, a smile--

Redoute Pocket Address Book

Redoute Pocket Address Book

sketch of the early settlement and history of Shipton, Canada East

sketch of the early settlement and history of Shipton, Canada East

Five poems.

Five poems.

Election of William Lorimer

Election of William Lorimer

Abraham Lincoln"s letter to Major General Joseph Hooker, dated January 26, 1863 by Abraham Lincoln Download PDF EPUB FB2

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. 1863. book 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.

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.

Libraries)]. 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   Abraham Lincoln's letter to Major General Joseph Hooker, dated Janu by Lincoln, Abraham, ; Caxton Club ; Hooker, Joseph, ; Angle, Paul M.

(Paul McClelland), Pages: ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S LETTER TO MAJOR GENERAL JOSEPH HOOKER dated Janu A Facsimile Reproduction of the Letter with Explanatory Text by Paul M.

Angle. [Angle, Paul M.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S Dated January 26 TO MAJOR GENERAL JOSEPH HOOKER dated Janu A Facsimile Reproduction of Author: Paul M.

Angle. 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 Buried: Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.

[Letter to Joseph Hooker from Lincoln, Janu ] Contributor Names Lincoln, Abraham (Author) Created / Published Letter to Major General Joseph Hooker from Robert N. Scott, Letter to James H.

Hackett from Abraham Lincoln, November 2, Contributor: Lincoln, Abraham. 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. Letter to James C. Conkling During the Civil War, Union supporters in President Abraham Lincoln's hometown of Springfield, Illinois asked him to speak at a rally on September 3, Lincoln could not attend but wrote this letter to be read at the gathering by his long-time friend, James C.

Conkling. A letter from President Lincoln to General Joseph Hooker, Janu Item Preview remove-circle A letter from President Lincoln to General Joseph Hooker, Janu by Lincoln, Abraham, ; Hooker, Joseph, ; The following letter of Mr.

Lincoln, which has never hitherto been printed, is believed to be of Pages: 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 Cited by: 7. Letter to Joseph Hooker, Janu General Joseph Hooker,Courtesy of Library of Congress. On Ma Lincoln relieved General George McClellan as General-in-Chief during the Civil War. This was largely because McClellan failed to follow orders (see telegrams to Herman Haupt under “Telegrams” menu) and because McClellan.

–James M. McPherson, Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief (New York: Penguin, ) “Ignoring this advice, Hooker on June 10 proposed to forget about Lee and march toward Richmond. Lincoln, who thought ‘it would be a very poor exchange to give Washington for Richmond,’ immediately vetoed that suggestion.

To Joseph Hooker Major General Hooker: Executive Mansion, General. Washington, Janu 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.

The top page corners are lightly bumped. Good. Limited edition of copies printed on handmade paper at the Printing House of William Edwin Rudge, Mt.

Vernon, New York in March, This is the letter that Lincoln wrote to Joseph Hooker in January on appointing him to the command of the Army of the Potomac. In MarchLincoln appointed General Ulysses Grant as General-in-Chief of the Union Army. Grant reluctantly accepted the commission (Lincoln Institute).

A month later, President Lincoln wrote a striking letter to General Grant. It is striking because in comparison with Lincoln's letter to Hookeror telegrams and letters to McClellan, Lincoln exhibits great confidence and trust. Letter from President Lincoln to Major General George G.

Meade This letter was written on Jthe day that Lincoln learned that Lee's Army of Northern Virginia had escaped back across the Potomac and had successfully avoided further battle with Meade's army. Lincoln with Allan Pinkerton and Major General John A. McClernand at Antietam.

Ap Thomas Le Mere Washington, D.C. Carte de Visite National Portrait Gallery Mathew Brady Studios' photograph operator, Thomas Le Mere, thought it would be a "considerable call" to capture a full-length portrait of the President. The defeat of General Ambrose Burnside at Fredericksburg followed by the defeat of General Joseph Hooker at Chancellorsville sent Lincoln into a deep depression.

"If there is a worse place than hell I am in it," Lincoln told Andrew Curtin in December was to be the year, however, in which the tide turned in favor of the Union. Abraham Lincoln felt great responsibility for the death of the soldiers.

His did not regularly attend church but he did believe in destiny and God. Journal Entry: Abraham Lincoln Journal Example I: April 9, On April 6th I sent a dispatch to Major General Weitzel instructing him to allow the leaders of the former Virginia legislature the.

Lincoln uses the word ambitious to describe Hooker but immediately sets a limit to Hooker's ambition. Lincoln is uplifting Hooker but setting a limit to his "good" traits to prevent Hooker from becoming a cocky General.

He warns Hooker that too much ambition will end poorly. Why.The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume One, by Abraham Lincoln This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.JANUARY 8, HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY, WASHINGTON, January 7, TELEGRAM TO GOVERNOR JOHNSON.

TELEGRAM TO MAJOR .Allan Nevins, editor, Diary of the Civil War, George Templeton Strong, p. (January 3, ). Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress.

Transcribed and Annotated by the Lincoln Studies Center, Knox College. Galesburg, Illinois. (Letter from Gertrude Bloede, Katie Bloede, and Victor G. Bloede to Abraham Lincoln, January 4.