Joseph Hooker


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Noun1.Joseph Hooker - United States general in the Union Army who was defeated at Chancellorsville by Robert E. Lee (1814-1879)Joseph Hooker - United States general in the Union Army who was defeated at Chancellorsville by Robert E. Lee (1814-1879)
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At this meeting a joint presentation of papers by Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace - who was born in Usk, Monmonthshire, was made - sponsored by Joseph Hooker and Charles Lyell as neither author could be present.
Earp C (2014) 'A correspondence long interrupted': Ronald Gunn re-establishes contact with Joseph Hooker in 1870.
After exhibiting her paintings in a London gallery in 1879, North wrote to Kew director Sir Joseph Hooker, offering to build a gallery if he would agree to display her life's work there.
An introduction by plant hunter extraordinaire Joseph Hooker from his trip to the Himalayas in 1850, this has the added advantage of ornamental bark - smooth and peeling in reddish and purple tones.
In a letter to his friend Joseph Hooker, Charles Darwin in 1879 famously referred to the origin of flowering plants - the angiosperms - as an 'abominable mystery.
The production of textiles is represented by samples of yarn, and a remarkable portable loom collected by Sir Joseph Hooker on his Sikkim expedition of 1850.
In February 1863, Major General Joseph Hooker, commander of the Union's Army of the Potomac, established the Bureau of Military Information (BMI) under the direction of Colonel George Sharpe.
The project will begin with a correspondence - some 1,400 letters - with his closest friend, the botanist Joseph Hooker.
Dale Evans, from Cathays, said: "Although traditionally a pursuit of ladies of leisure, in the past, many of the best exponents of botanical art were men like Joseph Hooker of Redoute.
Ray Desmond's (1999) biography of Joseph Hooker similarly emphasizes the importance of Hooker's travels, which were more extensive than those of his two friends and colleagues.
Couch provides insight into the divisions within the Union high command of the Army of the Potomac after the Battle of Chancellorsville, after Major General Joseph Hooker decided to abandon the field.
1858: Charles Darwin's theory of evolution and natural selection was made public at a meeting of the Linnean Society in London by Sir Charles Lyell and Sir Joseph Hooker.